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Flyer announcing Corn Rootworm Plot Tour and Field Day to be held at UIUC ABE Farm (3603 S Race St, Urbana) on Thursday, August 11 at 9:00 AM

Corn Rootworm Plot Tours

Event Type
Crop Sciences
Agricultural and Biological Engineering Farm, 3603 S Race St, Urbana, IL
Aug 11, 2022   9:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
Crop Sciences - Research Centers

Get an update on corn rootworm management research at University of Illinois, including control tactics, resistance to Bt traits, and population differences throughout the state. A small lunch will be provided; please RSVP to Nick Seiter at nseiter@illinois.edu so that we can plan for the meal.

  • 9-10 AM: Informal plot tour, corn rootworm injury rating training, insect pest management discussion
  • 10-11 AM Speaker Presentations
  • Nick Seiter – Corn rootworm control methods
  • Kelly Estes – Statewide insect pest survey
  • Joe Spencer – Corn rootworm resistance monitoring
  • 11-12 Lunch
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