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Cover Crop Management/ Resistant Weed Control Program

February 27, 2018 (7:00 PM )

University of Illinois Extension - Farm Bureau Building
509 Front Street
Henry, IL 61537 (Marshall County)

Area Producers & Landlords

CCA Credits applied for—No fee to participate

Topics of Discussion

· Need to promote soil health and improve fertility

· Control erosion and weed management

· Increase organic matter, improve soil value and quality

· How to manage and lessen damage due to resistant weeds coming into our area

· Modern tillage practices to improve soil health

· How to identify resistant weeds

· How up-to-date chemical control can be used against resistant weeds

Presenters:

· Russ Higgins, University of Illinois Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture

· Barry Soliday, Crop Protection Territory Manager with Growmark

Individual questions on specific issues will be welcomed.

Please pre-register by February 20, 2018  to the Extension Office at 309-364-2356.