Field Tour Presentations
Take four walking tours and discuss the latest breakthroughs in agriculture and technology with researchers and extension specialists from the University of Illinois.
Walking tours begin every half-hour between 7:00 am and 12:00 noon, as groups are available. Each tour lasts about an hour, so please come early if you plan to take all four.
- Randall Nelson, Ram Singh, and Justin Ma
- Perennial Glycine: A new source of genetic diversity for soybean improvement
- Emerson D. Nafziger
- Corn Residue: A Resource or a Problem?
- Vince M. Davis and Nathan Mellendorf
- How much seed yield can soybean plants compensate?
- Fabián G. Fernández
- Nutrient placement and tillage: A few things to consider
- Patrick Tranel, Chance Riggins, and Michael Bell
- Introducing QuadStack™ Waterhemp
- Aaron G. Hager and Dean Riechers
- Contemplations Concerning a Continuing Conundrum
- Glen L. Hartman and Ellen D. West
- Soybean Root Rot, Stem, Foliar, and Seed Diseases
- Leslie L. Domier
- Virus Diseases of Soybean: the Usual Suspects and Two New Pretenders
- Brian Diers
- Gains from 80 years of soybean breeding
- Fred E. Below and Adam Henninger
- The Formula for 300 Bushel Corn
- Gary Schnitkey
- Corn Yield Variability on Central Illinois Farms
- Stanley (Jay) Solomon, Jr.
- Perennial Grasses To BioFuel: A Community Perspective
- Andrew T. Morehouse
- Japanese Beetle Injury in Soybean: Can Control Be Justified?
- TMichael E. Gray, Ronald E. Estes, and Nicholas A. Tinsley
- SmartStax™, Seed Blends, And Refuge: Managing Corn Rootworms and Resistance
- Dr. Joseph Spencer and Sarah Hughson
- The Rootworm’s opinion of reduced refuge