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Soil and Water Management Seminar offers Continuing Education

Learn about the latest information on extreme weather and potential soil impacts at the Feb. 20 Soil and Water Management Seminar.
Learn about the latest information on extreme weather and potential soil impacts at the Feb. 20 Soil and Water Management Seminar.

Soil and water interactions will be the focus of a Soil and Water Management Webinar sponsored by University of Illinois Extension on Feb. 20. The workshop will be held at multiple Extension units throughout Illinois. Presentations will be delivered via PowerPoint and web conferencing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

Those attending will hear about the latest information on extreme weather and potential soil impacts from Illinois State Climatologist Trent Ford, controlled CRP burns and soil quality from Western Illinois University biologist Dr. Sean Jenkins, and irrigation water use reporting from Illinois State Water Survey hydrologist Steve Wilson. Other presenters are Dr. Kapil Arora from Iowa State University who will discuss in-field drainage management using control structures, and Extension Commercial Ag Educator Nathan Johanning to talk on field research on cover crops and soil quality.

Certified Crop Advisors will receive 4.5 continuing education units in Soil and Water Management by attending this seminar.

Registration is $45 per person, which includes lunch. Registration should be completed through the unit location where participants plan to attend.

For more information, email Duane Friend at friend@illinois.edu.

2020 Soil and Water Webinar locations, local contacts and registration links:

Decatur: Doug Gucker, 217-877-6042

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21234

Jacksonville: Duane Friend, 217-243-7424

go.illinois.edu/goodsoil

Marshall: Jessie Soule, 217-826-5422

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21218

Bloomington: Reid Young, 309-663-8306

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21571

St. Charles: Richard Hentschel, 630 584 6166

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21266

Monmouth: Chris Enroth, 309-837-3939

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21261

Anna and Metropolis: Erin Medvecz, 618-833-6363

go.illinois.edu/soilwaterwebinar2020

Freeport: Nikki Kelter, 815-235-4125

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21564

Elizabeth: Alex Burbach, 815-858-2273

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21564

Rockford: Tammy Bene, 815-986-4357

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21564

Oregon: Liz Sosa, 815-732-2191

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21296

Waterloo: Sarah Ruth, 618-939-3434

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21403

Quincy: Katie Parker, 217-223-8380

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=21447

Oglesby: Bonnie Burkham, 815-224-0889

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=21309

Lewistown: Christine Belless

web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=21376

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