Tricia Braid

Jan 04, 2017  |  Today's News

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.  

You can register here for the Tuesday, January 17 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. conference in Peoria, IL.

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)

10:20              Break

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)

12:15               Lunch

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)

2:35                 Break

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)

4:00                 Adjourn