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N. Dennis Bowman
Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture
University of Illinois Extension
N-307 Turner Hall MC-046
1102 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-244-0851
ndbowman@illinois.edu

Crop Management

Crop Management

General crop related information and websites

General crop related information and websites

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Local Resources and Information

  • 2013 USDA NASS County Yields PDF
    USDA County corn and soybean yield estimates.

  • Heatly Pastures

  • Illinois Agronomy Handbook 24th ed.
    The Illinois Agronomy Handbook covers best management practices for agricultural producers in the Midwest. You'll get current, research-based information to help you increase yield and lower production costs.

  • Illinois Farm Management Handbook
    Handy information from the farmdoc website: Crop Budgets, Machinery Costs, Land and Leasing information

  • Illinois Variety Testing
    The University of Illinois Variety Testing program began in 1934. Crop performance tests are conducted annually to provide farmers, extension personnel, and private seed companies with agronomic information on hybrids and varieties of the major Illinois field crops

  • Soy Production Survey PDF
    We are asking for information on four fields from a producer for each crop year. We’re looking for a range of soils and yield levels, not only the highest-yielding fields. If you have questions, contact Emerson Nafziger, 217 333-9658 or ednaf@illinois.edu; or Derek Rapp at djrapp2@illinois.edu.

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