webinar : Certified crops advisers can receive CEU credits

University of Illinois Extension in Marshall will host a live webinar featuring five different presenters from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST on Feb. 28.

“Those in attendance will hear about the latest University of Illinois research on the long-term effects of crop rotation and tillage, as well as the relationship between cover crops and soil nitrogen availability,” Illinois Extension educator Jesse Soule said. “Other presenters from the University of Wisconsin, Western Illinois University, and the Illinois SWCD will discuss nutrient loss on tile-drained land, nutrient management in organic systems, and a farmer-led program to improve soil health.”

This event is open to Certified Crop Advisers, farmers and the general public. CCA’s will receive 2 continuing education unit credits in soil and water management, and 2.5 credits in nutrient management by attending the seminar.

Cost is $45 per person (with CEU credits) or $15 per person (without CEU credits) and includes lunch. Advance registration is required by Feb. 25.

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