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Soil Fertility Seminar On February 28 in Carlinville Will Offer Continuing Education
January 10, 2017
Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the foci of a February 28, 2017 Soil Fertility Seminar sponsored by University of Illinois Extension to be held at the Macoupin County Office from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. that day campus-based researchers will deliver their presentations to program participants live through web conferencing. Certified crop advisors in attendance can earn up to five hours (units) of nutrient management continuing education.
“Those attending this seminar will learn about the most current nutrient management research and recommendations to both increase nutrient efficiency and decrease nutrient losses.” says Angie Peltier, Educator with the University of Illinois Extension. Diverse presentations from university researchers range from “Are concerns about nitrogen loss justified?” to “Tile nitrate loss: Effect of fertilizer N application method and cover crops”, from “N and P retention as influenced by tillage and cover crops in a corn-soybean” to “Illinois NREC: What have we learned?” and “Increasing importance of sulfur for field crops”.
Registration is $40 per person, but does not include lunch. The registration deadline is February 23rd, 2017.
Register online at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=15507
If reasonable accommodations are needed for participation, please call the Macoupin County Office at 217-854-9604.
For general information, email Gary Letterly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: Angie Peltier, Extension Educator email@example.com, 309-734-1098
Local Contact: Gary Letterly, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship, firstname.lastname@example.org