2005 Field Day

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Photos from 2005 Alternative Crops Field Day

Held July 21, 2005 from 2-4 p.m. at the

Western Illinois University Agriculture Field Laboratory


Extremely hot conditions! 98 F, plenty of water and ice cream for everyone

Welcome from Agriculture Department Chair, Dr. William Bailey




Hayride tour of plots

Dr. Phippen explaining kenaf production



Okra Variety Trials




Fred Iutzi explains flax production


Local producers examine flax plants





Herb Knudsen explains current milkweed markets







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