The West Central Agronomy Day will be held on Wednesday, February 17th at Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield. Six different speakers will give presentations on the latest research in crop sciences and discuss some of the challenges facing farmers in 2016. Though the conference is free, a ticket is required. Gary Letterly, Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship told Regional Radio News what the focus of Agronomy Day is and mentioned one of the speakers, which is Dr. Emerson Nafzinger from the University of Illinois.
Speakers include Gary Letterly, Maria Villamil, Aaron Hager, Dennis Bowman, Todd Kuethe, and David Bullock. More information can be found at web.extension.illinois.edu/cjmm, contacting the Montgomery County Extension Office and the Christian County Extension Office, or by e-mailing Letterly at email@example.com. Tickets are available at any of the U of I Extension Unit 18 locations or by any of the sponsors.
Sponsors where tickets are available:
First National Bank Litchfield; Miller Bros Fertilizer Co.; Litchfield National Bank; CNB Bank & Trust; Morrisonville Farmers Co-op; First National Bank Nokomis; M&M Service Co.; Linco Precision, LLC; First Community Bank; First National Bank of Raymond; Litchfield Farmers Grain; Mennel Milling Co. of IL; Nokomis Savings Bank; Macoupin County Farm Bureau; National Bank; Melvin Rovey Farm & Sales; Security National Bank; and Conklin Distributor – Bernie Hand.