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ISAP Risk Management Conference: Solving the Resiliency Puzzle

When systems break, they are often analyzed for a solution. Eventually, they are repaired or fixed. Farmers are the world’s best problem solvers—but it seems as if the system is getting increasingly difficult to fix. Recently, the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership hosted its second annual risk management conference focused on “solving the resiliency puzzle”. The…
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Making Wetlands Smart!

The Illinois Central College (ICC) Demonstration Farm in East Peoria began in the late 1970s with years of research on the effectiveness of in-field practices like cover crops and nutrient management. Now, through the ISAP partnership, it has expanded to include hands-on demonstration of a range of sustainable ag practices, including a denitrifying bioreactor and…
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Have you solved the resiliency puzzle?

Solve the resiliency puzzle! Join members of the Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership for the second state-wide Risk Management Conference on June 27th at the Dekalb County Farm Bureau in Sycamore, Illinois. Rod Weinzierl, director of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, will be our keynote speaker, fitting all the pieces together to "solve the resiliency puzzle".…
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PCM Farmer and Report Updates

More than half of U.S. corn is still not planted—Illinois is one of the states the furthest behind. Precision Conservation Management (PCM) realized one benefit from the wet, delayed spring—a few extra weeks to schedule our Resource Analysis and Assessment Plan (RAAP) reports. This spring, our PCM Specialists were able to visit about 200 Illinois producers…
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