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Extension seminar offers continuing education in soil and water management

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[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.

Lunch will be provided.

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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.

For more information, email Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant at or call 217-782-4617.

[Text from file received from University of Illinois Extension]

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