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Soil Management Seminar Offers Continuing Education and Water

This article was originally published on January 8, 2018 and expired on February 20, 2018. It is provided here for archival purposes and may contain dated information.

Soil and water interactions will be the focus of a Soil and Water Management Webinarsponsored by University of Illinois Extension on February 20, 2018. The workshop will be held at the Fulton County Extension Office, 15411 N IL 100 Hwy, Lewistown, IL. Presentations will be delivered via PowerPoint and web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

“Those attending will hear about the latest University of Illinois research on soil erosion and how extreme weather affects nutrient transport. Other presenters from Purdue, Georgia and Missouri will discuss cover crop selection, soil microbes, and soil health tests,” says Duane Friend, U of I Extension educator. Certified Crop Advisors will receive 4.5 continuing education units in Soil and Water Management by attending this seminar.

 Registration is $45 per person, which includes lunch. If dietary or other reasonable accommodations are needed for participation, please call Christine Belless at 309-547-3711.The registration deadline is February 19. Registration may be made online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/

For more information, email Duane Friend at friend@illinois.edu.

 

 

 

 

Source: Duane Friend, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship, friend@illinois.edu

Pull date: February 20, 2018