Outreach Events

May 21, 3-6pm

Small Grains Field Festival at Riggs Brewery, Urbana, IL. Includes an informal networking hour followed by a demonstration of different small grain crops planted on-site. More details soon!

May 24

Evening Plot Tour at Belleville, IL. This will include a visit to our advanced wheat breeding trial planted at the Southern Illinois University Research Station at Belleville, IL. This is part of the annual ‘Illinois Wheat Association (IWA) Southern Illinois Wheat Tour.’ For more information visit the IWA website.

June 6-12

Visitors Week– During this week we welcome industry stakeholders and collaborators to schedule private visits on-site at the South Farm, Urbana IL. Contact Jessica Rutkoski at jrut@illinois.edu or Juan Arbelaez at arbelaez@illinois.edu to coordinate your visit.

June 8, 8:30am-noon

Small Grains Field Day at the South Farm, Urbana IL. The tour will include visits to wheat and oat research plots. Participants will learn more about our genetics and our breeding process. Please fill out the registration form if you wish to attend.