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Illinois CBMP Hosts Nitrogen Webinar This Friday

The Illinois Council on Best Management Practices (CBMP) will hold a webinar on Friday, October 11 at 8:00 am central time to update ag retailers and CCAs on critical nutrient stewardship and management issues that will help our industry minimize environmental impact, optimize harvest yield and maximize input utilization (MOM).  The topics covered on the webinar will include:
1.  Guidelines for fall nitrogen applications:  timing, stabilization, rates
2.  Results of the N WATCH soil nitrate testing program from fall 2012 and spring 2013 sites
3.  New incentives to promote on-farm N rate trials
4.  Showing the value of an N management system with N WATCH
Dr. Howard Brown, CBMP Interim Director of Nutrient Utilization & Research Programs, and Dan Schaefer, CBMP Director of Nutrient Stewardship will conduct the webinar.  We have applied for .5 NW and .5 SW credits.  To log in to the webinar on October 11, 2013 at 8:00 am, go to
CBMP is a coalition of ag industry organizations that work together to promote programs that enhance crop production and protect water quality.  CBMP members include IFCA, IL Corn Growers, IL Soybean Assoc, IL Farm Bureau, IL Pork Producers, Syngenta, GROWMARK and Monsanto.