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2021 Double Crop Farmers Forum January 19, 21, 26 & 28

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:27:32 CST
The 2021 Double Crop Farmers Forum is being held virtually this year. This free event is hosted and funded in part by the Illinois Wheat Association and Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program. Below is the link to register, and the four sessions that you will have the opportunity to register for.

Session 1
January 19 | 11 a.m.
Wheat Diseases & an Update on Head Blight Management
Speaker: Dr. Nathan Kleczewski, Extension Specialist, Field Crops Plant Pathology, University of Illinois

Session 2
January 21, 2021 | 11 a.m.
IWA 2020 Yield Winners Panel -Management & Yield Tips for Double Crop Wheat in Illinois
Speakers: David Justison, Dan Rubin, and Dale Wehmeyer, Double Crop Wheat Yield Contest Winners

Session 3
January 26 | 11 a.m.
Wheat Market Dynamics & 2021 Market Outlook
Speaker: Dr. Guy Allen, Senior Economist, International Grains Program, Kansas State University

Session 4
January 28, 2021 | 11 a.m.
Update on Government Programs for 2021 - What Producers Need to Know
Speakers: Brian Frieden, RMA IL State Director; Wendy Mueller, FSA IL Compliance Chief Program Officer; Ray Gvillo, FSA IL District Director


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