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2017 Bulletin: Calling Illinois Soybean Growers-Again
In January I posted about the large project we are part of, funded by the North Central Soybean Research using soybean checkoff funds, to gather information on some 500 soybean...

2016 Bulletin: Extension Bi-State Crops Conferences in and near Western Illinois
Newer and longer-term partnerships between personnel in Illinois and personnel in Missouri and Iowa have resulted in several bi-state crops conferences to be held during January 2017 in Western Illinois...

2016 Bulletin: Nitrogen on Corn in 2016: A First Look
The 2016 cropping season was a good one in Illinois, with planting a little ahead of normal and good May moisture and temperatures to get the crop off to a...

2016 Bulletin: 2016 Tar Spot again found on corn in Northern Illinois
Corn leaf samples from LaSalle county have been positively identified by the University of Illinois Plant Clinic to be infected with Tar Spot Phyllachora maydis.  Commercial Agriculture Extension Educator Russ...

2016 Bulletin: New bacterial leaf disease “Bacterial leaf streak” identified in one northern Illinois County
Extension Staff Join with other Agencies to Survey Illinois for New Corn Disease 2016: The USDA just announced the presence of Bacterial leaf streak in corn, as determined by recent...