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Crop Session to Focus on Drift

May 17, 2002
Producers, agribusiness dealers, and crop scouts are invited to participate in a "Crop Systems Management" workshop on June 11. The workshop will be conducted at the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, 14509 University Road, Shabbona, and is sponsored by University of Illinois Extension.

Two in-depth sessions will focus on herbicide drift damage to nonfield crops, spray nozzle choices and selection, and use of additives. Additional topics include small grains as cover crops, GPS and parallel tracking systems, and what's new for giant ragweed control. The workshop will include classroom sessions and in-field demonstrations.

Continuing education credits for certified crop advisers have been applied for.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the workshop will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $35.00 per person; reservations are due by May 30 at the Quad Cities Extension Center, % Dave Feltes, 4550 Kennedy Drive, Suite 2, East Moline, IL 61244, telephone (309)792-2500. Make check payable to University of Illinois Extension. A minimum of 20 reservations are needed to conduct the workshop.--Dave Feltes and Jim Morrison

Author: David Feltes Jim Morrison

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Executive Editor: Kevin Steffey, Extension Entomologist

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