Illinois NREC – Illinois agriculture’s investment in Nutrient Research and Education

Focused on enhanced nutrient utilization, increased crop production, and protecting water quality

Maximize efficiency. Minimize losses. Mitigate environmental impacts.

August Investment Insights

This month's Investment Insights focuses on exciting new research being conducted at the University of Illinois and focusing on DNRA. Investment Insight August 2018

Can you spare a few moments to take the survey?

Illinois NREC is seeking input from our stakeholders as we work to develop our 2019 Research Priorities. Input from last year's survey helped to identify several new projects and expand existing research into Southern Illinois. Please take a few minutes to add your...

May Investment Insight

Illinois NREC is working hard to bring you research results and answer questions that you have about farming practices that can help address the goals of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. These monthly one-pagers help bridge the gap between research and...

NREC NAMES DR. SHANI GOLOVAY AS RESEARCH MANAGER

Bloomington, Illinois, May 11, 2018 – Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council (NREC) today announced Dr. Shani Golovay, of Greenville, as Research Manager. A native of Pocahontas, Illinois, in Bond County, Golovay brings to NREC a wide breadth of experience in...

Winter Quarter Bulletin

What's the latest from NREC The entire issue is available here:   NREC Winter...

NREC announces 2018 research funding

The Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council (NREC) met in December to determine what projects would be funded for 2018.  The Council reviewed recommendations made by the NREC Research Committee to determine their choices and how each new project fit within...

NREC Researchers to present at Illinois Crop Management Conferences

NREC-funded researchers will be making presentation at University of Illinois Extension Illinois Crop Management Conferences in January and February throughout the state. Download one of the flyers or go directly to the web site:...

Fall 2017 Quarterly Bulletin

The latest information from researchers on the progress of their projects.

Nitrogen Management: Results from 2017 Research and Considerations for N Management in 2018

On October 31, 2017 Dr. Emerson Nafziger hosted a webinar providing an update on Nitrogen utilization in the 2017 crop and setting expectations for how to manage Nitrogen applications for the 2018 crop. You can view the 50 minute webinar here or download the slides...

2017 Cover Crop Guide for First Time Cover Crop Adopters

This publication is a great resource for those who are interested in planting a cover crop but are not sure where to start. It is a road map for planting a cover crop ahead of soybeans and helps farmers navigate the issues that may impact the success of a cover crop....