JAN - JAN
08 - 09
NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway Dekalb, IL 60115
With over 8,000 attendees and 250 local and leading exhibitors, the 31st annual IDEAg Northern Illinois Farm Show is a convenient venue for producers in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa to meet with agribusinesses under one roof. The show will feature a multitude of highly informative and strong educational programs developed by the University of Illinois Extension Services located in the main meeting room.
The Essential Ag Event in the Midwest
• The complete seminar information has been developed by the University of Illinois
Extension – DeKalb County, DeKalb County Farm Bureau, and DeKalb County Soil &
Water Conservation District
• Annual Private Pesticide Applicator License Testing will be conducted on-site by the Illinois
Join over 250 local and leading exhibitors showcasing the latest in products and services in the agriculture industry by participating in the 2013 IDEAg Northern Illinois Farm Show. The event attracts 8,000 producers from northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin, and eastern Iowa to network with other producers, learn from the educational programming offered at the show and find new product and service providers.
Don't miss this opportunity to connect with your target audience by exhibiting at the IDEAg Northern Illinois Farm Show!
SHOW DATES AND HOURS:
Wednesday, January 9: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 10: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
2013 MARKETING OUTLOOK presented by Allendale Inc.
Paul Georgy, President of Allendale Inc.
Allendale’s outlook for the Corn, Beans and Wheat market and marketing strategies for the upcoming crop year.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATOR LICENSE TESTING
Conducted by the Illinois Department of Agriculture
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
DROUGHT IMPLICATIONS ON 2013 FERTILIZER DECISIONS
Russ Higgins, Commercial Agriculture Educator, University of Illinois Extension & Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center
Overwintering nutrients; what happens to nutrients over applied or under-utilized in a growing season, including a drought year? This session will look at cover crops and other options available to producers to evaluate and manage nutrients.
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
LONG RANGE WEATHER OUTLOOK
Candice King, Meteorologist, WTVO Morning News Team, Rockford, IL
Local Meteorologist Candice King will discuss the long range weather outlook for Northern Illinois and the Midwest.
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
PANEL DISCUSSION: COVER CROPS IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS
Paul Youngstrum, Area Agronomist for NRCS
Mike Richolson, District Conservationist Sycamore Field Office
This session will examine if cover crops can be successful in Northern Illinois. A local Producer panel will share their experiences with cover crops. NRCS District Conservationist Mike Richolson and NRCS Area Agronomist Paul Youngstrom will discuss the agronomic benefits of raising cover crops along with cost share opportunities to establish cover crops through the USDA’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION sponsored by Advance Trading, LLC
EXCEPTIONAL MARKET VOLATILITY PRESENTS EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY IN 2013
Brian Basting, Commodity Research Analyst, Advance Trading, LLC