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West Central Agronomy Day Tickets Now Available
January 25, 2016
West Central Illinois Agronomy Day will be held Wednesday February 17th at Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and programs running from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Six different speakers will give presentations on the latest research in crop sciences and discuss some of the challenges facing farmers in 2016. Lunch will be provided. The conference is free of charge, but requires a ticket. Tickets may be picked up at any of our sponsors listed below or at the Jersey, Christian, Macoupin or Montgomery County Extension offices or at http://go.illinois.edu/agday. CCA CEU credits will be available. (Soil & Water Management CEUs: 0.5, Integrated Pest Management CEUs: 0.5, Crop Management CEUs: 2)
Project Updates - Gary Letterly
Cover Crop Research, Illinois - Maria Villamil
Weed Control Challenges 2016 - Aaron Hager
UAV’s, Drones in Agriculture - Dennis Bowman
Income & Farmland Value Outlook 2016 - Todd Kuethe
Using Precision Technology, Field Trials - David Bullock
The event is being hosted by the University of Illinois Extension, Unit 18 and coordinated by Gary Letterly, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship. Sponsors include: First National Bank Litchfield; Miller Bros Fertilizer Co.; Litchfield National Bank; CNB Bank & Trust; Morrisonville Farmers Co-op; First National Bank Nokomis; M&M Service Co.; Linco Precision, LLC; First Community Bank; First National Bank of Raymond; Litchfield Farmers Grain; Mennel Milling Co. of IL; Nokomis Savings Bank; Macoupin County Farm Bureau; National Bank; Melvin Rovey Farm & Sales; Security National Bank; and Conklin Distributor – Bernie Hand.
Anyone interested in more information about the West Central Illinois Agronomy Day may call the Montgomery County Extension office at 217-532-3941 or contact Gary Letterly, at the Christian County Extension office at 217-287-7246 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local Contact: Gary Letterly, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship, email@example.com