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Vegetable Field Day - CHAMPAIGN ILLINOIS

August 17, 2017 (1:30 PM )

PLACE: Vegetable Crops Research Farm at Champaign, IL
DATE:August 17, 2017
TIME: 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Presentations will be given at the research plots, and will cover:

Pumpkins                  Squash

Cucumber                  Basil

Tomato                      Pepper

PLUS:  demonstration of a new method of mushroom production

REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED

Illinois is the leading state in pumpkin production. More than 90% of processing pumpkins produced in the United States are grown and processed in Illinois.


For more information on the Vegetable Field Day, contact M. Babadoost (phone: 217-333-1523; E-mail: babadoos@illinois.edu).


University of Illinois Vegetable Crops Research Farm at Champaign
(2921 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61822)


Interstate I-74, from the West: Take Prospect Ave. exit (Exit 181) south to Windsor Road (~4 miles); turn left on Windsor Rd. (~1/2 mile east); turn right to First St. (~1/4 mile south)


Interstate I-74 from the East.  Take Lincoln Ave. exit (Exit 183) south to Windsor Road (~4 miles); turn right on Windsor Rd. (~1 mile west); turn right to First St. (~1/4 mile south)


Interstate I-57 from the North: Take Curtis Rd Exit (Exit 230); turn left (east) on Curtis Road (~3 miles); turn left to First St. (~1/4 mile north). 

interstate I-57 from the South: Take Curtis Rd Exit (Exit 230); turn right (east) on Curtis Road (~3 miles); turn left to First St. (~1/4 mile north)


Interstate I-72: Take right (south) on Mattis Ave. to Windsor Rd. (~2 miles); turn left on Windsor Rd. (~1 mile east); turn right to First St. (~1/4 mile south)