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WIU Agronomy Field Day June 29

June 20, 2023

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MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University Agronomy Field Day will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 29 at the University Farm on Ember Road in Macomb.

Guided plot tours will start from the Agronomy Shed, located at 285 Ember Road, and will last approximately two hours. The tours will include information about weed management research being conducted at WIU, including new or improved herbicides and herbicide combinations, ideas for incorporating pennycress as a crop between corn and soybeans, and integrated weed management strategies.

The event is open free to the public.

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