PANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois Extension Office in Taylorville is hosting a Dudley Smith Farm Winter Meeting on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The meeting will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University of Illinois Christian County Extension Office at 1120 N. Webster Street in Taylorville. This “in-office” field day will feature a variety of topics including beef cattle management, nutrient management and current research updates about ongoing projects conducted at the U of I Dudley Smith Farm near Pana, Illinois.
9:30 a.m. Registration
9:50 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
Ashley Belle, PhD, Extension Educator, Environmental & Energy Stewardship
10:00 a.m. Pasture Water Infiltration Research Update
Reid Christianson, PhD, U of I Department of Crop Sciences
10:25 a.m. Dudley Smith Water Quality and Nutrient Management Research Update
Laura Christianson, PhD, U of I Department of Crop Sciences
11:05 a.m. U of I Dixon Springs Agricultural Center Beef Research Updates
Frank Ireland, Animal Scientist, Dixon Springs
11:30 a.m. Overview of Beef Cow Operation and Staying Competitive in the Beef Industry
Bill Boston, Possum Trot Farms, Inc.- Green County, IL
12:05 a.m. Lunch
Provided by the University of Illinois Extension Christian County
The program is free for participants; however pre-registration is required by Friday, February 1. Participants can register online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cjmm/ or by calling the Christian County Extension Office at 217-287-7246. For more information, please contact Ashley Belle, Environmental and Energy Stewardship Educator, at the Christian County Extension Office, 1120 N. Webster St., Taylorville, IL 62568, Phone: 217-287-7246 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact 217-287-7246. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.
— University of Illinois Extension
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