Wheat Forum Keeps Producers in the Know

IlwheatlogoIllinois wheat producers and processors are invited to attend the Illinois Wheat Association’s(IWA) annual Illinois Wheat Forum, set for Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland, Illinois.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about biologicals and seed treatments, fall residual herbicides and weed management, market volatility and impact on grain markets, crop insurance and Farm Bill update, as well as receive information about 2014 wheat production research in Illinois.

They will also have the chance to tour a number of exhibits, featuring seed companies, millers, elevators, crop protection services and other service industries.

“The Illinois Wheat Forum offers producers a chance to learn more about nearly every facet of production,” said Diane Handley, executive director, Illinois Wheat Association. “From crop insurance to a 2015 growing season outlook, producers will take home a wealth of information that will help them increase the productivity and profitability of their operations.”

Registration is on site and begins at 8:00 a.m., with sessions beginning at 9:00 a.m. The forum ends at 2:45 p.m. and includes lunch. Cost is $15 for Illinois Wheat Association (IWA) members, and $30 for non-members.

For more information, please visit the Illinois Wheat Association website at illinoiswheat.org, or call Diane Handley at 309-557-3662.

The Illinois Wheat Forum is made possible through the support of the Illinois Farm Bureau.


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Wheat Tour Agenda

Click here to view the agenda for the Illinois Wheat Forum.

Illinois Wheat Association Website

Click here to visit the Illinois Wheat Association (IWA) website.