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Mark Bernards, assistant professor of agronomy, crop science and weed control in the Western Illinois University School of Agriculture, at WIU's 2012 Agronomy Field Day.
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WIU Agronomy Field Day June 25

June 18, 2015


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MACOMB, IL — Results of cover-crop responses to herbicides and new technologies and products in agronomy will be part of the Western Illinois University's School of Agriculture 2015 Agronomy Field Day. The program begins at noon Thursday, June 25 at the WIU Agricultural Livestock Center.

According to Mark Bernards, assistant professor of agronomy, crop science and weed control, the event will begin with welcome remarks and lunch. The 2015 Agronomy Day is open free to the public, and while pre-registration is not required, attendance confirmation is appreciated (to help with meal planning). To confirm attendance, contact the School of Agriculture (309) 298-1080.

Bernards said the program will feature a tour of the WIU School of Agriculture's newly opened Teaching and Research Greenhouse (@ 12:30 p.m.), as well as tours of Western's agronomy research plots (from 1-3 p.m.).

The WIU Agricultural Livestock Center is located at 2201 Wigwam Hollow Rd. (Macomb).

For more information, contact the School of Agriculture at (309) 298-1080.

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