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Issue No. 24/November 3, 2006

Registration for the 2007 Illinois Crop Protection Technology Conference and Corn & Soybean Classics Now "Open"
Registration information is now available on-line for the University of Illinois Crop Protection Technology Conference as well as the Corn & Soybean Classics.

Registration for the 2007 Illinois Crop Protection Technology Conference and the University of Illinois Corn & Soybean Classics Will Be Available Soon
Synopses of January 2007 University of Illinois educational programs are provided.

North Central Weed Science Society Meeting
Producers and others in search of current information about weeds and weed management should consider attending December's North Central Weed Science Society meeting in Milwaukee.

Results from the 2006 Fall Survey for Second-Generation European Corn Borers
Population densities of second-generation European corn borers increased noticeably in most Illinois counties and crop reporting districts from 2005 to 2006. Corn growers in western Illinois should be on alert for 2007.

Syngenta's Agrisure RW Event Encounters Significant Challenge in University of Illinois Experiment, Urbana
Experimental trials continue to reinforce that there are no silver bullets for corn rootworm larvae.

Controlling Perennial Weed Species
No-till producers should take seasonal effectiveness into account when deciding whether and when to apply a postemergence translocated herbicide to perennial weeds.

Fall-Applied Herbicides
Observations are presented in light of studying the efficacy of fall-applied herbicides for controlling winter annual weed species.

Regional Report
A report is provided this issue for northern Illinois.