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Mark your calendars for U of I Agronomy Day 2010
From press release
URBANA, Ill.—Mark your calendars for an opportunity to learn about the latest discoveries in crop sciences during the 54th Annual Agronomy Day at the University of Illinois Aug. 19.
“Agronomy Day is a great venue for farmers, industry leaders, gardeners and the general public to find out about research in crop science and horticulture at the U of I,” said Bob Dunker, superintendent of the U of I South Farms and chairman for Agronomy Day.
More than 1,000 visitors attend Agronomy Day at the Crop Sciences Research and Education Center on the Urbana campus. Researchers will discuss a variety of topics from weed management tips to modern tools in corn breeding.
Agronomy Day begins at 7 a.m. Free one-hour wagon tours depart from the St. Mary’s location, making stops at research plots and repeat every half-hour until noon. Lunch is available for a nominal charge.
The Crop Sciences Research and Education Center is located south of U of I’s main Urbana-Champaign campus off St. Mary’s Road on South Wright Street Extended.
More information and registration can be found at http://agronomyday.cropsci.illinois.edu/, or by contacting Sharon Conatser at (217) 333-4256 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the June 2-8, 2010 issue