Below are scheduled events relating to the Dudley Smith Initiative. For more information about any of these events please contact the Office of Research

  • Farm Progress Show (August 27-29, 2013)

    Energy Grass Tent and Crop Display

    Demonstrations of dual purpose tropical maize with two planting dates and annual and perennial cover crops (including bobwhite soybean and buffalograss)

  • Cover Crops and Tropical Maize Workshop (September 4, 2013)

    USDA and SWCD workshop featuring cover crop information with additional information about tropical maize systems. Jacksonville, IL.

  • Cover Crop/Tropical Maize Utilization Field Day (Fall/Winter 2013)

    Cover crops and tropical maize fall field day at the Schetter Farm, rural route, Brighton, IL. Will include a biomass burner demonstration.

  • Dudley Smith Project Field Day (November 2013)

    Update and summary of Dudley Smith-funded research projects, including tropical maize studies. University of Illinois Extension Field Office, Taylorville, IL (Christian Co.)

  • CABER Bioenergy Seminar Series (April 28, 2014)

    "Tropical Maize - A Flexible and Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Adapted for the Midwest"
    Monday, April 28 from 4-5pm in the Monsanto room in the basement of the ACES Library.

Past Events Presentations