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Angie Peltier

Angie Peltier
Former Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture

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Hill and Furrow

Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.
Image: Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University,

Foliar fungicides: Factors to consider

Although corn seeds have not yet been sown, many producers are already scheduling foliar fungicide applications. Recent University of Illinois research results can help producers increase the probability of making a profitable foliar fungicide application. Dr. Carl Bradley, U of I Field Crops Plant Pathology Extension Specialist, and his team, have conducted a total of 33 foliar fungici...

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List of 2013 NWIARDC Trials

Brian Mansfield and Marty Johnson, Research Agronomist and Research Specialist, respectively, recently compiled a list of the 2013 NWIARDC Research Trials . There will be a total o...

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CandS Classics

Online Resource - Corn & Soybean Classics Proceedings

For those that were unable to attend the 2013 University of Illinois', College of ACES' Corn & Soybean Classic, the proceedings are now available online, as are the proceedings from 2001 through 2012 . The program for the 2013...

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Women in Agriculture Conference

Posted by Angie Peltier -

The University of Illinois Extension is partnering with 22 other organizations and businesses to sponsor the 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference on Friday, March 22 at the Jumer's Casino and Hotel in Rock Island. Information about the agenda and advanced and same day registration can be found on the Conference website ....

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