International Agronomy Day 2019 will include in-field presentations by researchers at the University of Illinois. All presentations will be given in English. Each group must provide their own translator(s). On-site translators will NOT be available. The field tours will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m., so we encourage participants to arrive at the South Farm no later than 8:15 a.m. Participants will be divided into groups and begin the tour at a designated presentation. Each presentation will last 20-25 minutes. After each presentation, participants will walk a short distance to the next presentation; this will be repeated until participants have attended each presentation. Speakers encourage questions and dialogue from tour participants. Lunch will be served at 1:00 p.m. and the program will end at 2:00 p.m.

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2019 Speakers

Dr. Aaron Hager
Dr. Maria Bonita Villamil
Dr. Nathan Kleczewski
Dr. Nathan Schroeder
Dr. Nicolas Martin
Dr. Nicholas Seiter
Dr. Tiffany Jamann

2019 Tour Topics

Tour A: Field Crops
Tour B: Pest Management
Tour C: Weeds and Diseases
Tour D: Mining Data and Soils

Lunch Program

Dr. Adam Davis, Crop Science Department Head
Dr. Alex Winter-Nelson, Associate Dean of ACES Office of International Programs
Dr. German Bollero, Professor and Associate Dean of Research