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Agriculture

Extension Unit to present Agronomy Night on March 7

OGLESBY — The University of Illinois Extension’s Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit is inviting ag producers, agri-businesses and others interested to attend “Agronomy Night 2019” taking place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, in Room CTC 124.

“Insect Management in Corn and Soybeans,” will be presented by Dr. Nick Seiter, University of Illinois, Department of Crop Sciences (entomology). Russ Higgins, University of Illinois Extension Commercial Agriculture educator, will discuss “Updates in Crop Disease and Weed Management.”

Advance registration is required by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, by calling University of Illinois Extension at 815-224-0889. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call Daryle Wragge, Ag Program coordinator, at 309-364-2356. If a person needs a reasonable accommodation, indicate when registering.

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