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Vegetable Field Day - 2017


PLACE: Vegetable Crops Research Farm at Champaign, IL

DATE:  August 17, 2017

TIME: 1:30 – 3:00 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS: All at Research Plots of

Pumpkins                Squash

Cucumber                Basil

Tomato Pepper

AND, 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).


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