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Soil & Water Management Webinar for Certified Crop Advisors

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Soil & Water Management Webinar for Certified Crop Advisors
earn 4.5 hard to get Soil & Water Management CEU’s
Duane Friend, University of Illinois ExtensionCertified Crop Advisors in the state of Illinois looking for the hard to get Soil and Water Management credits should registered today for a University of Ilinois Extension Webinar. The soil and water management webinar will be held February 20 at locations around the state. Crop Advisors can earn 4.5 CEU’s, or Continuing Education Units, by attending. The cost is $45 and includes lunch and snack. The program runs from 9 to 2 Tuesday, February 20th. Check with your local Illinois Extension office for complete details.

Above Trend Yields or Higher Prices Needed to Break-Even in 2018

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Above Trend Yields or Higher Prices Needed to Break-Even in 2018
Gary Schnitkey, Agricultural Economist - University of Illinois
read farmdocDaily articleFarmers figuring crop budgets for this year will face an uncomfortable reality. In order to break-even on cash rented land, generally speaking, it will require above trend yields, higher prices, or some combination of the two. Todd Gleason has more…