Tuesday January 17, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST
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Peoria Civic Center 
201 SW Jefferson Street
Peoria, IL 61602

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Julie Armstrong 
Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council 

Illinois NREC Nutrient Management Workshop at the IFCA Convention 

Join other farmers and retailers to hear the latest updates on farmer-funded nutrient research. A broad range of topics will be covered that include P&K Content in Grain, Managing N and P applications, cover crops, and how Illinois agriculture is moving the needle in improving nutrient efficiency. CCA credits available and lunch included.

9:00 am               Weed Management: Lessons Learned in Missouri and Management Approaches (Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri)

9:50                      Managing Resistance: Successfully Staying Ahead Using our Heads (Dr. Aaron Hager, UI)

10:20                    Break

10:30                    Grain P & K Content and Nitrogen on Corn (Dr. Emerson Nafziger, UI)

11:30                    Managing Phosphorus 4R Crop and the Environment (Dr. Tom Bruulsema, IPNI)

12:15                    Lunch

1:00 pm               Timing of Nitrogen Application and Cover Crops on Water Quality (Dr. Shalamar Armstrong, ISU)

1:50                      Nutrient Management in Tile Drained Fields: Results from 2016 Projects (Lowell Gentry, UI)

2:35                      Break

2:50                      Update on NREC and Strategic Plan (Julie Armstrong, NREC Executive Director)

3:10                      Keep it 4R Crop Update: Partnering with Water Supply Offi­cials, Lessons Learned in On- Farm Research and an Update on Meeting the Goals of Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (Jean Payne and Dan Schaefer, IFCA)

4:00                      Adjourn