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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

West Central Agronomy Day Tickets Now Available

West Central Illinois Agronomy Day will be held Tuesday, February 14 at Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and programs running from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Six different speakers will give presentations on the latest research in crop sciences and discuss some of the challenges facing farmers in 2017. The conference and lunch are free of charge, but requires a ticket. Participants can get tickets at any of our sponsors listed below, or at the Jersey, Christian, Macoupin or Montgomery County Extension offices, or online at CCA CEU credits available.

Speakers include:

Project Updates - Gary Letterly
Crop Disease Update - Illinois - Angie Peltier
Agricultural Data for Illinois - Mark Schleusener
Delaying Herbicide Resistance - Adam Davis
Farm Economy & Markets 2017 - Todd Kuethe & Todd Hubbs
Agronomic  Topics - Anthony Studer

West Central Illinois Agronomy Day is hosted by University of Illinois Extension Unit 18 and coordinated by Gary Letterly, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship. Sponsors include: First National Bank of Raymond; Linco Precision, LLC; M&M Service Co.; Litchfield National Bank; Litchfield Farmers Grain; First National Bank Litchfield; Miller Bros Fertilizer Co.; CNB Bank & Trust; Morrisonville Farmers Co-op; First National Bank Nokomis; First Community Bank; Mennel Milling Co. of IL; Macoupin County Farm Bureau; National Bank; Melvin Rovey Farm & Sales; Security National Bank; Crop Production Services; and Conklin Distributor – Bernie Hand.

Anyone interested in more information about the West Central Illinois Agronomy Day may call the Montgomery County Extension office at 217-532-3941 or contact Gary Letterly, at the Christian County Extension office at 217-287-7246 or by emailing

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.



Local Contact: Gary Letterly, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship,