Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center
14509 University Road
Shabbona, IL 60550
June 21-21, 2012
14509 University Rd.
Shabbona, IL 60550 (DeKalb County)
Wheat management and wheat and oat variety selection will be covered in depth at the Small Grains program at the University of Illinois Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, located near Shabbona, Illinois, on Thursday, June 21, beginning at 5:30 pm.
U of I oat and wheat breeder Fred Kolb will discuss oat and wheat variety development for northern Illinois. U of I Extension Crops Specialist Emerson Nafziger will present information on the 2012 Illinois wheat crop and the best management practices for small grain management. Carl Bradley, Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology and U of I Extension Specialist, will talk to the group on wheat disease management.
The meeting will include inside sessions, an opportunity to see the varieties in the variety trial, and some of the different management techniques in some of the research trials at the Center.
The program is being co-sponsored by the Illinois Wheat Association, the University of Illinois Extension, and USDA Risk Management Agency. There will be a $5/person charge for a grilled pork chop sandwich meal. To help with the meal count, please register in advance by contacting the Illinois Wheat Association office at 309/557-3619 or email@example.com.The U of I Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center in DeKalb County is one mile east of Shabbona on Route 30, then 5½ miles north on University Road.