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University of Illinois Extension serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell Counties

Tazewell County
1505 Valle Vista Blvd
Pekin, IL 61554-6245
Phone: 309-347-6614
FAX: 309-347-5472
Email: uie-fmpt@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Fulton County
15411 N IL 100 Highway
Lewistown, IL 61542-9468
Phone: 309-547-3711
FAX: 309-547-3713
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Mason County
127 S High St, Ste 1
Havana, IL 62644-1496
Phone: 309-543-3308
FAX: 309-543-6239
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Peoria County
4810 North Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614-5928
Phone: 309-685-3140
FAX: 309-685-3397
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

News Release

Soil Management Seminar Offers Continuing Education and Water

Soil and water interactions will be the focus of a Soil and Water Management Webinarsponsored by University of Illinois Extension on February 20, 2018. The workshop will be held at the Fulton County Extension Office, 15411 N IL 100 Hwy, Lewistown, IL. Presentations will be delivered via PowerPoint and web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

“Those attending will hear about the latest University of Illinois research on soil erosion and how extreme weather affects nutrient transport. Other presenters from Purdue, Georgia and Missouri will discuss cover crop selection, soil microbes, and soil health tests,” says Duane Friend, U of I Extension educator. Certified Crop Advisors will receive 4.5 continuing education units in Soil and Water Management by attending this seminar.

 Registration is $45 per person, which includes lunch. If dietary or other reasonable accommodations are needed for participation, please call Christine Belless at 309-547-3711.The registration deadline is February 19. Registration may be made online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/

For more information, email Duane Friend at friend@illinois.edu.

 

 

 

 

Source: Duane Friend, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship, friend@illinois.edu

Local Contact: Christine Belless, Program Coordinator, Master Naturalists, cbelless@illinois.edu