Dates set for 2011 University of Illinois corn and soybean classics

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

As the end of the 2010 harvest nears, it's time to mark your calendar for the 14th annual University of Illinois Corn and Soybean Classics. "This educational program continues to provide our clientele with the most current and timely information related to crop production, marketing and pest management," said Aaron Hager, U of I Extension weed specialist. "In 2010, more than 1,000 people attended the Corn and Soybean Classics. We believe this excellent attendance bears affirmative testimony that our clientele place a high value on this educational program."

The dates and meeting locations for the 2011 Corn and Soybean Classics follow:

Wednesday, Jan. 5: Springfield (Crowne Plaza)

Thursday, Jan. 6: Mt. Vernon (Holiday Inn)

Friday, Jan. 7: Champaign (I Hotel and Conference Center)

Monday, Jan. 10: Bloomington (DoubleTree Hotel)

Tuesday, Jan. 11: Malta (Kishwaukee College)

Wednesday, Jan. 12: Moline (i wireless Center)

Thursday, Jan. 13: Quincy (Holiday Inn)

Registration for the 2011 University of Illinois Corn and Soybean Classics is now available at For program information, contact Sandy Osterbur at 800/321-1296.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the County Office at least two weeks prior to the event. University of Illinois Extension offers practical, research-based programs that help people improve their lives and address critical community issues involving youth, families, economics, health and natural resources.

Source: Aaron Hager, Extension Specialist, Weed Science/IPM,