Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › field-day

Events List Navigation

Farming in Balance: Bringing Back Wildlife to the Farm

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TDLEE FARMS, 1413N 900E Road
Melvin, IL United States
FREE

This field day will look at how cover crops can bring wildlife back to your farm and the benefits they provide. Click here to view the Farming in the Balance Flyer! Listen to Cassandra Wilcoxen talk on the upland birds utilizing cover crops in central Illinois. Also, come hear Kim Erndt talk on incorporating habitat and cover crops to bring in beneficial insects. RSVP: Ford County SWCD (217) 379-2372 ext. 3

Find out more »

Strip Till Demo Day

July 12 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Decatur, IL, 940 N Glasgow Road
Decatur, IL 62521 United States
Free

Come join us for a morning session focused on the nuts and bolts of strip tilling, results from the Soil Health Partnership program, and experiences from a strip till user. Our main speaker Mark Hanna will be presenting “Getting the Most From Your Strip-Till Equipment”. Mark is a registered professional ag engineer working in tillage, planting, and other farm machinery topics after a career at Iowa State University.  Hanna will discuss adjustment and operation of strip tillage implements and effects on…

Find out more »

Vermilion Headwaters Field Day

July 26 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wilken Farms, 35395 E 1100 North Road
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
FREE

Join the Vermilion Headwaters Watershed, American Farmland Trust and the Soil Health Partnership for their summer meeting. Topics include Strip Till systems and Soybean Cyst Nematode research with Cover Crops. Click here to REGISTER TODAY! 3:30—Registration 4:00—Welcome and Watershed Overview 4:10—ILFB Nutrient Stewardship 4:20—Field tour 5:20— Nathan Kleczewski Ph.D.—SCN and Cover Crops, Research Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Field Crops Plant Pathology, University of Illinois 6:00—Strip-till Farmer Panel 6:30—Meal

Find out more »

Bioreactor Installation

August 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sefton Farm, 2267 Sefton Rd.
Dalton City, 61925
Free

Join us for an in-depth look at bioreactors, including the latest research and current design and construction considerations. A denitrifying bioreactor is a trench filled with woodchips that intercepts and treats tile flow before it enters a surface water body. The field day will take place at Sefton Farms, 7677 Sefton Road Dalton City, IL. This field day is in conjunction with the IL Sustainable Ag Partnership's advanced conservation drainage training. This 3-part series covers practices designed to capture nutrients…

Find out more »
+ Export Events