BROWNSTOWN, Ill. — The Brownstown Agronomy Research Center will host its summer agronomy day on Thursday, July 25.

The program will begin at 8 a.m. and end with lunch at 11 a.m. There is no cost to attend.

University of Illinois Extension specialists and researchers will address such topics as nitrogen sensors and variable-rate nitrogen applications, wheat disease identification and management, developments in weed management, crop rotation and cover crops.

The research center is located south of Brownstown on Illinois Route 185, about four miles east of the junction of Illinois Routes 40 and 185.

For more information, phone Robert Bellm at (618) 427-3349 or go to