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Angie Peltier
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Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.
Figure. Waterhemp plants are beginning to poke their way through the canopy in many soybean fields in late July in Western Illinois.

Register before the deadline this Friday: Weed Management Workshop in Pekin and Lewistown

U of I Extension communications specialist Anita Wilkinson summarizes the workshops as follows:

A weed management workshop will be held at the Fulton County Extension Office in Lewistown on Feb. 7 and the Tazewell County Extension Office in Pekin on Feb. 9. and will feature the following topics:

  • Weed ID and growth habits
  • Herbicide sites of action
  • Herbicide resistant weeds and resistance management
  • Designing resilient weed management programs

Pre-registration is required and closes on Friday, February 3, 2017.

Registration costs $50 for certified crop advisors (CCA) and includes materials and a light refreshment. CCAs can earn up to 3 IPM CEUs.

Registration costs $20 for the general public and includes materials and a light refreshment.

For questions or if you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact Christine Belless, or call 309-547-3711.

Certified Crop Advisors (includes 3 CEUs)

Feb. 7 – Lewistown, 9 am – Noon

Feb. 9 – Pekin, 9 am – Noon

General Public

Feb. 7 – Lewistown, 2 – 5 pm

Feb. 9 – Pekin, 2 – 5 pm

Register online here or by calling the Fulton County Extension office at 309-547-3711.

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