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Weeds Only:

Invasive Plant Species and the New Bioeconomy Symposium is planned for the Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting February 4-7, 2008 in Chicago, IL. Please visit either website to learn more about the symposium and the meeting.


University of Illinois Extension Field Days and Meetings:

Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP), (formerly referred to as PAT program)

Corn & Soybean Classics   

  • January 14, 2008: Rend Lake Resort & Conference Center, Whittington, IL
  • January 15, 2008: Crowne Plaza, Springfield, IL
  • January 16, 2008: I Wireless Center (formerly The Mark), Moline, IL
  • January 17, 2008: Kishwaukee College Convention Center, Malta, IL
  • January 18, 2008: Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

2008 Area Crop Management Conferences

  • January 29-30, 2008: Southern Illinois Crop Management Conference, Rend Lake Resort & Conference Center, Whittington, IL, for further information contact Dennis Epplin, Mt. Vernon Extension Center,  
  • February 12-13, 2008: Central Illinois Crop Management Conference, Rt 66 Hotel & Conference Center, Springfield, IL, for further information contact Robert Bellm, Edwardsville Extension Center,  
  • February 19-20, 2008: Northern Illinois Crop Management Conference, Kishwaukee College Convention Center, Malta, IL, for further information contact Greg Clark, Whiteside County Extension Unit Office,   
Regional, State & National Meetings
  • November 4-8, 2007: American Society of Agronomy – Crop Science Society of America – Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA,  
  • November 20, 2007: Southern Illinois Fertilizer and Pesticide Conference, Holiday Inn, Mt. Vernon, IL
  • November 20, 2007: Illinois Commodity Conference, Double Tree Hotel and Conference Center, Bloomington, IL
  • November 27-29, 2007: Greater Peoria Farm Show, Peoria, IL,  
  • November 29, 2007: Iowa/Illinois Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference, 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Scott County Extension Office, Bettendorf, IA, for further information contact Martha Smith, Macomb Extension Center,
  • December 9-12, 2007: Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Town & Country Hotel,    San Diego, CA,  
  • December 10-13, 2007: North Central Weed Science Society Annual Meeting, St Louis, MO,
  • January 9-10, 2008: Crop Protection Technology Conference, Illini Union, Urbana, IL,
  • January 9-10, 2008: Northern Illinois Farm Show, NIU Convocation Center, DeKalb, IL
  • January 9-12, 2008: Illinois Specialty Crops and Agritourism Conference, Crowne Plaza, Springfield, IL,, for further information contact Rick Weinzierl,
  • January 20-22, 2008: Quad Cities Farm Show, QCCA Expo Center, Rock Island, IL
  • January 21, 2008: FREC/CCA session (session in conjunction with the IFCA Convention & Trade Show), Peoria, IL
  • January 21-23, 2008: Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association Convention & Trade Show, Civic Center, Peoria, IL,  
  • February 4-7, 2008: Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL,  
  • February 13, 2008: Southern Illinois Vegetable Growers School, Mt. Vernon, IL, for further information contact Elizabeth Wahle, Edwardsville, IL,
  • February 15, 2008: Illinois/Wisconsin Fruit and Vegetable Conference, for further information contact Maurice Ogutu, Countryside Extension Center,
  • February 19, 2008: Western Illinois Fruit and Vegetable School, Quincy, IL for further information contact Mike Roegge,


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