Seeing is believing of what intensified management can do!

Current Happenings

Find about recent activities of the University of Illinois Crop Physiology Laboratory including current observations from the field. read more.....


Come join us at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings- Oct. 22-25, 2017 in Tampa, FL. We'll be presenting:

Do Soybeans Respond to Management? Identifying Which Management Factors Have the Greatest Impact on Soybean Yields. Times and abstract .pdf

Can Narrow Row Spacing be Used to Manage Higher Planting Densities of Corn? Time and abstract .pdf

Mitigating the Continuous Corn Yield Penalty with Residue and Agronomic Management. Time and abstract .pdf

If you can't make it to the ASA meetings, we'll also have some of the posters at the North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference Nov. 15-16, 2017 in Des Moines, IA. website


Recent Publications


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Corn Research

Learn about our research on the management and physiology of high yield corn and sustainable production systems:









CPL group 2015


Soybean Research

What is the physiology of soybean, and how can we increase yields?