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EVENT: 2022 Ag Field Day at Monmouth Research Farm

  • June 30, 2022


The Northwest Illinois Agriculture Research and Demonstration Center outside of Monmouth, Illinois will be holding an Ag Field Day on July 27 this year. The program will run from 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Presenters for the field day are Nick Seiter, Emerson Nafziger, Trent Ford, Phillip Alberti, and Greg Steckel. Topics will include corn rootworm, nitrogen management, climate trends, hemp, and corn/soybean planting dates. The program is free to attend, and water/light refreshments will be provided.…

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Illinois Crops Update 6/24/22

  • June 24, 2022

Each week, I put out a request to crops educators and specialists from the University of Illinois to compile an update to share with the entire state. We hope you find this information useful. If you have any questions or suggestions about the format or any feedback in general about these updates, please email me (harbach2@illinois.edu).
Nick Seiter, Extension Field Crops Entomologist, University of Illinois
I’m receiving more reports of stink bugs than I typically do,…

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Illinois Crops Update 6/17/2022

  • June 17, 2022

Each week, I put out a request to crops educators and specialists from the University of Illinois to compile an update to share with the entire state. We hope you find this information useful. If you have any questions or suggestions about the format or any feedback in general about these updates, please email me (harbach2@illinois.edu).
Aaron Hager, Extension Weeds Specialist, University of Illinois
The last day to apply dicamba-containing products to dicamba-resistant soybean is Monday,…

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Illinois Crops Update 6/10/2022

  • June 10, 2022

Each week, I put out a request to crops educators and specialists from the University of Illinois to compile an update to share with the entire state. We hope you find this information useful. If you have any questions or suggestions about the format or any feedback in general about these updates, please email me (harbach2@illinois.edu).
Aaron Hager, Extension Weeds Specialist, University of Illinois
Residual herbicides applied with postemergence soybean herbicides also can reduce the need for a second postemergence application.…

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Illinois Crops Update 6/3/2022

  • June 3, 2022

Each week, I put out a request to crops educators and specialists from the University of Illinois to compile an update to share with the entire state. We hope you find this information useful. If you have any questions or suggestions about the format or any feedback in general about these updates, please email me (harbach2@illinois.edu).
Nick Seiter, field crops entomology Extension specialist, University of Illinois
I’ve received a report of some economic stand losses from black cutworm in the area around Effingham County;…

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Illinois Crops Update 5/27/2022

  • May 27, 2022

Each week, I put out a request to crops educators and specialists from the University of Illinois to compile an update to share with the entire state. We hope you find this information useful. If you have any questions or suggestions about the format or any feedback in general about these updates, please email me (harbach2@illinois.edu).
Nick Seiter, field crops entomology Extension specialist, University of Illinois
There have been relatively few early-season insect problems reported so far.…

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Illinois Crops Update 5/20/2022

  • May 20, 2022

Each week, I put out a request to crops educators and specialists from the University of Illinois to compile an update to share with the entire state. We hope you find this information useful. If you have any questions or suggestions about the format or any feedback in general about these updates, please email me (harbach2@illinois.edu).
 
Nick Seiter, field crops entomology Extension specialist, University of Illinois
I have received few reports of insect damage to date,…

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Illinois Crops Update 5/13/2022

  • May 13, 2022

Welcome to the first weekly crops update from Illinois Extension. Each week, I put out a request to crops educators and specialists from University of Illinois to compile an update to share with the entire state. We hope you find this information useful, and if you have any questions or suggestions about the format, please email me (harbach2@illinois.edu).
Emerson Nafziger, agronomy specialist and professor emeritus Dept. of Crop Sciences
While we welcome the warm weather that has dried fields and enabled a lot of planting this week,…

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CropFlix 2021- Illinois’s Virtual Crop Management Conference- Launches February 1

  • January 28, 2021

I received a notification on my phone this past Wednesday letting me know that it was the date of the Crop Management Conference in Macomb- the location I was going to be in charge of for the 2021 series of meetings. At some point last year, I put that date in my phone, optimistic about the chances of having face-to-face meetings during the winter of 2021. Sadly, as 2020 marched on, my optimism for 2021 marched away.…

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Coming soon… CropFlix! Your 2021 Virtual Crop Management Conference

  • January 5, 2021

 
 

Registration is now open for CropFlix, the virtual iteration of the 2021 Illinois Crop Management Conference.
CropFlix will provide you with binge-worthy content that is accessible right on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. CropFlix will be available on the Learn @ Illinois Extension platform, the same platform on which the Pesticide Safety Education Program’s online version is using.
All of the content for CropFlix will be available starting February 1 through February 28.…

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