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Episode 25 of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 25 of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast, “Uncovering the Benefits of Cover Crops” featuring Lowell Gentry and Brian Corkill. As always, all of the episodes can be found here: https://will.illinois.edu/agriculture/note/50107
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Farmers and Communities Reap the Benefits of Planting Covers

Farmers and Communities Reap the Benefits of Planting Covers Acres planted to cover crops and enrolled in the Department of Agriculture’s “Fall Covers for Spring Savings” Program provided economic benefits to farmers in the form of a five dollar an acre discount on crop insurance premiums.  The 50,000 acres enrolled in the program also provided…
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Navigating A Few ISAP Farmer Resources in the Face of COVID-19

Navigating A Few ISAP Farmer Resources in the Face of COVID-19 Many of us are being impacted by the corona-virus pandemic—especially our farmers. ISAP partners are trying to navigate this by providing aid and educational materials to those that are directly impacted in Illinois and beyond. ISAP’s foundation stems from collaboration and positive movements for…
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Nutrient loss reduction efforts include outreach, watershed planning

Nutrient loss reduction efforts include outreach, watershed planning here’s plenty of nutrient loss management research data available, but it doesn’t do much good if it isn’t disseminated to farmers to show there’s proof in the pudding. That’s where University of Illinois Extension and other partner organizations come in.  I recently spoke with AgriNews about outreach…
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