field day

May 31
May 31, 2024 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

Third Annual Field Festival at Riggs Beer Company

This is an informal event to learn and talk about small grains including wheat, barley, oats, triticale, and kernza.

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Jun 10
June 10, 2024 @ 8:00 am - June 11, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CDT

CTIC – Conservation in Action Tour 2024

This year’s theme, “Diversity in Conservation,” promises to showcase cutting-edge practices, people and technologies that are transforming agriculture and sustainability. We’ll be focusing on the fascinating worlds of  rice, cotton and more and how they’re being reshaped by innovation. This tour is your chance to witness firsthand the remarkable strides being made in sustainable agriculture. Monday night we’ll be in …

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Jun 13
June 13, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm CDT

Spring Soil Health Field Day

This field day, presented by the Warren & McDonough SWCDs will present information on cost shares, host guest speakers, and more (agenda items provided when you RSVP). Morning session at Spoon River Center – Conference Room C, 2500 E Jackson, Macomb. Afternoon session at Midwest Grass and Forage, 1300 E. University Drive, Macomb. Lunch is provided. Register: by June 6 …

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Jun 20
June 20, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Fungicides: To Spray Or Not to Spray?

Rend Lake College

Participate in live field demonstrations to compare soil systems, drone remote sensing technology for crop scouting, learn about fungicide efficacy, and more. Lunch will be provided. CCA credits will be offered. Speakers: John Pike, Independent Research Agronomist and Consultant Dr. Boris Camiletti, University of Illinois Extension Plant Pathologist Dr. Carl Bradley, University of Kentucky Extension Plant Pathologist Abigail Peterson, CCA, …

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Jun 25
June 25, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT

Cultivating Conversations: A Panel Discussion and Communication Training for Edge-of-Field Farmers

Knox County Extension Office

Join University of Illinois Extension and the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership for “Cultivating Conversations: A Panel Discussion and Communications Training for Edge-of-Field Farmers” on Tuesday, June 25 from 9am – 2:30pm in Galesburg, IL. Four Illinois farmers will share why they decided to implement edge-of-field practices on their land, what benefits they are seeing on their farms, and the role …

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Jul 25
July 25, 2024 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

Maintaining Yield: Strategies for Crops Among Low Commodity Prices

Join the conversation with the ISA Agronomy team and Dr. Connor Sible as they discuss the highlights and the concerns of the 2024 growing season. Location: Holst Farms | Augusta, IL | **GPS Coordinates Available on** A meal will be provided and CCA credits will be offered. Speakers: Dr. Connor Sible, University of Illinois Crop Sciences Abigail Peterson, CCA, …

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