An Illinois Soybean Growers webinar on Wednesday, April 10 from 7am-8am will review research findings on neonicotinoid seed treatments from around the country, but with an emphasis on the Midwest/Illinois. Specifically, this webinar will seek to answer questions about the efficacy of these seed treatments for insect control, their impacts on soybean and corn yields, and their non-target/environmental effects. Click here to register.

This webinar is presented by Dr. Nicholas Seiter, University of Illinois. Seiter develops insect management recommendations for Illinois field crops, particularly corn and soybean. He has a PhD in Entomology from Clemson University, and B.Sc. and M.S. degrees in Entomology from Purdue University. He is available to answer questions about insect management and identification in field crops. Prior to arriving at Illinois in 2017, Seiter was an Extension Entomologist with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, where he worked on insect pest management of soybean, cotton, grain sorghum, and corn.

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About the Author: Corey Lacey

Corey Lacey is the Public Policy Manager – Regulatory for the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA). Dr. Lacey focuses his time advocating for Illinois soybean farmers on conservation and environmental policy issues. He holds degrees in Environmental Soil and Water Science (University of Arkansas, B.Sc.), Agriculture Science (Illinois State University, M.Sc.) and Soil Fertility and Conservation (Purdue University, Ph.D.). Prior to working at ISA, he managed an agricultural testing laboratory based in Central Illinois. Additionally, he has over a decade of agronomic experience working with Illinois growers.

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