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Soil Fertility Seminar Set

URBANA, ILL.
   Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the foci of a Soil Fertility Seminar on February 28, 2017 in 18 different University of Illinois Extension county offices.
   Presentations will be delivered through web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
   Topics and speakers will include:
   • Increasing importance of sulfur for field crops – Dr. John Sawyer, Iowa State University
   • Illinois NREC: What have we learned? – Dr. Robert Hoeft, Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council
   • Managing Nitrogen to Improve Efficiency – Dr. Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois
   • Tile Nitrate Loss: Effect of fertilizer N application method and cover crops – Lowell Gentry, University of Illinois
   • N and P retention as influenced by tillage and cover crops in a corn-soybean rotation – Dr. Maria Villamil, University of IL
   Registration costs $50 per person, which includes lunch. Certified crop advisors may earn up to five nutrient management credits.
   To view a list of participating counties, a detailed agenda and to register, please visit the Soil Fertility Seminar Webpage. Please note that the registration deadline may vary by county. ∆
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