The typical methods of determining soybean cyst nematode infestation tend to lack accuracy and efficiency at the field and farm level. Research is underway to change that.

Illinois State University and Western Illinois University have teamed up in a joint cover crop project funded by the Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council.

Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture will host its fourth annual Pennycress Field Day on May 25 at the Agriculture Field Laboratory.

Extensive in-field research combined with high-tech equipment has changed farming over the past few decades to the point where farmers have had to “relearn” what they may have learned “back in the day.”