09 Jul 2018

Can you spare a few moments to take the survey?

Illinois NREC is seeking input from our stakeholders as we work to develop our 2019 Research Priorities. Input from last year’s survey helped to identify several new projects and expand existing research into Southern Illinois. Please take a few minutes to add your thoughts to the dialogue.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NRECResearch19

18 May 2018

May Investment Insight

Illinois NREC is working hard to bring you research results and answer questions that you have about farming practices that can help address the goals of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. These monthly one-pagers help bridge the gap between research and real-world application.         Investment Insight May 2018_FINAL

22 Jan 2018

NREC announces 2018 research funding

The Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council (NREC) met in December to determine what projects would be funded for 2018.  The Council reviewed recommendations made by the NREC Research Committee to determine their choices and how each new project fit within NREC’s priorities. In total, eight new projects were funded for 2018 with 18 ongoing projects that received continuing funding.  Click here for a list of funded projects for 2018.  2018 NREC Projects

14 Nov 2017

Nitrogen Management: Results from 2017 Research and Considerations for N Management in 2018

On October 31, 2017 Dr. Emerson Nafziger hosted a webinar providing an update on Nitrogen utilization in the 2017 crop and setting expectations for how to manage Nitrogen applications for the 2018 crop. You can view the 50 minute webinar here or download the slides below.

1509474888_Nitrogen webinar Oct 31 2017 EN PDF Print Version

 

29 Sep 2017

2017 Cover Crop Guide for First Time Cover Crop Adopters

This publication is a great resource for those who are interested in planting a cover crop but are not sure where to start. It is a road map for planting a cover crop ahead of soybeans and helps farmers navigate the issues that may impact the success of a cover crop.

You can request printed copies of this guide by clicking here.

Cover Crop Guide 2017.digital