Join other farmers and retailers to hear the latest updates on farmer-funded nutrient research. A broad range of topics will be covered that include P & K Content in Grain, Management N and P applications, cover crops, and how Illinois agriculture is moving the needle in improving nutrient efficiency.
Certified Crop Advisor credits are available and lunch is included with the $35 conference fee.
9:00 am Weed Management: Lessons Learned in Missouri and Management Approaches (Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri)
9:50 Managing Resistance: Successfully Staying Ahead Using our Heads (Dr. Aaron Hager, UI)
10:30 Grain P & K Content and Nitrogen on Corn (Dr. Emerson Nafziger, UI)
11:30 Managing Phosphorus 4R Crop and the Environment (Dr. Tom Bruulsema, IPNI)
1:00 pm Timing of Nitrogen Application and Cover Crops on Water Quality (Dr. Shalamar Armstrong, ISU)
1:50 Nutrient Management in Tile-Drained Fields: Results from 2016 Projects (Lowell Gentry, UI)
2:50 Update on NREC and Strategic Plan (Julie Armstrong, NREC Executive Director)
3:10 Keep it 4R Crop Update: Partnering with Water Supply Officials, Lessons Learned in On- Farm Research and an Update on Meeting the Goals of Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (Jean Payne and Dan Schaefer, IFCA)