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From Germán Bollero, Head of Crop Sciences:

Agriculture is rapidly advancing to meet the needs of our growing world population. As our industry continues to evolve, the University of Illinois Department of Crop Sciences is prepared to educate tomorrow’s agriculture leaders while equipping today’s workforce with the latest technology and techniques to improve food and fuel production. » Read full introduction

From Robert Dunker, Crop Sciences Superintendent:

From the school’s beginnings, agronomic research has always been conducted on or near the University of Illinois. From 1876 to 1931, most field research was conducted on what we know as “campus proper.” This involved work on the Davenport Plots (sacrificed in 1930 to allow the expansion of Goodwin Avenue), which were located ... » Read full introduction

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