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Blue skies!

Posted by Russel Higgins -

With the changing weather and blue skies I can almost hear the collective sigh of relief from many Illinois farmers. In a very short time many of you are going to be very busy! Before the planting season starts in earnest, several dates to put on your calenders.
  • July 10th - 9:30 am  NIARC Summer Agronomy Day program, Shabbona
  • August 15th - 7 am  University of Illinois Agronomy Day, Urbana
How will planting delays affect our corn yield prospects? Not surprisingly, weather has much to do with that prediction. Will we warm up and have June like weather in May? Is a dry summer in the cards? Visit the Bulletin to read what Dr. Emerson Nafziger had to say on this topic.

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