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Crop issues topic of statewide series

Published: Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

MALTA – The University of Illinois Extension is hosting the 10th annual Illinois Crop Management conferences throughout the state.

Each one is a 2-day, in-depth program providing university research-based information on current crop production issues.

Locally, the presentation will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 12 and 13 at Kishwaukee College Convention Center, 21193 Malta Road. Registration is required and includes lunch on both days. Advanced registration is $130; or $150 at the door (checks only). Go to http://web.extension.illinois.edu/csrec for online and mail-in registration forms and information.

The conference is geared toward farmers, certified crop advisers, and other agriculture professionals.

Thirteen hours of continuing education units can be earned. For more information, call Russ Higgins at 815-274-1343.

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