Weed problems, crop growth, and insect and disease outbreaks will be the topics of the day at the Crop Update Workshop to be held on June 15 at the Crops Training Center, Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, near Shabbona, Illinois. This roundtable-style workshop is designed to answer your questions about current conditions during this growing season.|
Registration for the workshop will open at 8:30 am; the workshop begins at 9:00 am. University specialists and extension educators will be on hand to discuss current crop conditions, pest problems, and management alternatives. Adjournment is scheduled for 11:30 am.
There is no preregistration. Registration at the door is $5.00. The fee covers expenses for handout materials and refreshments. Certified Crop Advisor credits of 1 CM and 1.5 IPM have been approved.
Other Crops Training Center workshops to place on your calendar are the in-depth Insect Workshop on July 14 and the in-depth Disease Workshop on August 19. Additional information about the Crop Update and other workshops is available from the Rockford Extension Center, telephone (815) 397-7714.--Ellen Phillips