Monthly Archives: September 2021

STAR Releases Annual Report Highlighting Impacts of Voluntary Conservation Efforts in Illinois

STAR Releases Annual Report Highlighting Impacts of Voluntary Conservation Efforts in Illinois STAR’s second annual report provides insights to the initiative’s continued growth CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Today, STAR (Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources), an initiative developed by farmers for farmers, is excited to release its annual report for the 2020 crop year. The report documents STAR’s…
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Illinois Soil Health Incentive Program for Champaign County

The Illinois Soil Health Incentive Program (SHIP) is a new program concept to provide financial incentives to Champaign County Illinois producers to implement conservation management practices that sequester carbon, reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs), and improve soil health.  The incentives are based on greenhouse gas reductions using modeled county-level quantification methods. In 2021, farmers in…
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The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

Tune in to the recent Episode 40, “Farm Safety Special Edition.” During this special edition episode of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast, we take a step back from discussing conservation practices in order to share farm safety tips for farmers, their families, and those who work on farms. Dr. Salah Issa, Assistant Professor of…
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