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The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by the University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 31, WASCOB: Dry Dams for the 21st Century. This episode features Lauren Spaniol, Resource Conservationist with the Coles County SWCD; John Pike, Agronomist/Consultant with Pike Ag, LLC; and Jon Schoonover, Professor of Forestry at SIU. As always,…
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The Aggregate – November 2020

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* The Aggregate Combining research, resources, learning opportunities, and current events for agriculture and conservation professionals. Tillage Benchmarks for Corn in Illinois Although the farm income outlook has improved for 2020, it is still important to watch tillage costs for both financial and soil health purposes.  A recent University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report posted to FarmdocDaily highlights…
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Quantifying Economic and Environmental Benefits of Soil Health – American Farmland Trust

Farmers face increased erratic weather conditions while constantly trying to cut costs and improve profits all while responding to society’s call to reduce unintended water quality and climate issues associated with agriculture. American Farmland Trust found “soil health successful farmers,” and conducted benefit-cost analyses. American Farmland Trust used partial budget analysis to estimate the net…
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Tillage Benchmarks for Corn in Illinois

A recent University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report posted to FarmdocDaily highlights the financial benefit of reducing tillage based on data gathered from the 300+ farmers enrolled in Illinois Corn Growers Precision Conservation Management Program. Read Full Report  
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