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

16 Jan 2018

NREC Researchers to present at Illinois Crop Management Conferences

NREC-funded researchers will be making presentation at University of Illinois Extension Illinois Crop Management Conferences in January and February throughout the state. Download one of the flyers or go directly to the web site: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/csrec/2013conference/

ICMC_Champaign_Feb7_2018

ICMC_Malta_Feb21_2018

ICMC_MtVernon_Jan24_2018

ICMC_Springfield_Jan31_2018

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