University of Illinois Extension recently announced that they would be hosting the 11th annual Illinois Crop Management Conferences at four locations in January and February, providing current crop production information supported by university research.
The 2015 Illinois Crop Management Conferences are two-day, in-depth programs providing university research-based information on current crop production issues. The conferences aims to help farmers, crop advisors and other agriculture professionals learn about and discuss key themes in agriculture industry.
Angie Peltier, University of Illinois Extension Educator, explained, “The conference is geared toward farmers, certified crop advisors, and other agriculture professionals, and will address many ‘hot topics’ in agriculture.”
Presenters will include faculty from the University of Illinois Extension, the Departments of Crop Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, and Agricultural Economics in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Presentations will feature the most current crop, pest, nutrient, and soil and water management research and recommendations.
Attendees must register to participate in the conference. Advanced registration is $130, registration at the door is $150 and only checks will be accepted at that time. Online and mail-in registration forms and complete information on the topics that will be discussed at each conference location are also available.