URBANA, Ill. – Soil fertility and the influence of crop production practices, environmental stewardship, and market prices are among the topics of a seminar that will be offered on Friday, Feb. 27, at 17 University of Illinois Extension county offices. The presentations will be delivered through web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and lunch will be provided.
“At the seminar, university researchers will share the most current nutrient management research and recommendations to both increase nutrient efficiency and decrease nutrient losses,” said U of I Extension Educator Angie Peltier.
Presentations will include:
- Nutrient Management Is More than Application Rate
- How Algae Blooms Have Affected Nutrient Management in the Lake Erie Basin
- Nitrogen Management Practices: Reducing Atmospheric and Leaching Losses While Maintaining Yields
- Making Soil Fertility Decisions in 2015
- Evaluation of Adapt-N in the Corn Belt
Certified Crop Advisors will earn up to five continuing education units in nutrient management by attending this seminar.
Registration is $50 per person, which includes lunch. For a detailed agenda and to register, visit the U of I Extension Soil Fertility Seminar Webpage .
For general information, email Angie Peltier at email@example.com.