Online Courses Target Weed And Crop Management

   Each year the University of Illinois Extension’s regional Crop Management Conferences offer hours of research-based education to farmers, Certified Crop Advisors, and other agricultural professionals.
   Interactive online courses were developed from 2015 conference presentations by U of I Department of Crop Sciences faculty. Some of those presentations include:
   • New (and Old) Tools for Delaying and Coping with Herbicide Resistance – Adam Davis, USDA weed ecologist
   • Confirming Herbicide Resistance – Aaron Hager, Extension weed scientist
   • Corn & Soybean Agronomy: Will What Worked in 2014 Work in 2015? – Emerson Nafziger, Extension agronomist
   These and 14 other courses covering soil and water management, integrated pest management, and crop management topics are open for public viewing free of charge on the University of Illinois Extension CCA webpage.
   Descriptions of each course are listed below course titles on the main webpage. To view a course, click on the course title, then click on the words “Begin Course” under the green box located on the right side of the page.
   Certified Crop Advisors interested in earning continuing education units (CEUs) must register, log in, pay a small fee, view each slide in its entirety, and complete a short quiz.
   If you have difficulty accessing this content, please contact Angie Peltier at or 309-734-1098. ∆
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