[January 23, 2014]Soil, water and air interactions
will be the focus of a "Soil and Water Management Seminar" on Feb.
26, sponsored by University of Illinois Extension. The workshop will
be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Extension building in Lincoln,
980 N. Postville Drive. Presentations will be delivered via
PowerPoint and Web conferencing.
"Those attending will hear about cover crops, vertical tillage
equipment, the effect of the Birds Point levee breach on
cropland, using wetlands to reduce nutrient loading, and
managing soil to adapt to climate change," says Duane Friend, U
of I Extension educator.
People with the Certified Crop Advisor designation will
receive five continuing education units in soil and water
management by attending this seminar.
Registration is $50 per person, which includes the lunch. The
registration deadline is Feb. 23. To register, send name,
address and payment to U of I Extension, 700 S. Airport Drive,
Springfield, IL 62707. If dietary or disability accommodations
are needed, indicate when registering.