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Partnership Effort Adding Money to the Cover Crop Equation: PCM

PepsiCo, Mars Petcare, The Nature Conservancy, and The Illinois Council of Best Management Practices all have their individual sustainability goals and are offering cost share incentives to farmers in Illinois. Mars and Pepsi’s main goal is to lower their greenhouse gas emissions and believe cover crops are one solution towards achieving this. They committed support…
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LICA to join the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership

The Illinois Land Improvement Contractors Association (ILICA) is a not-for-profit, trade association that provides contractors education, business, and legislative resources. ILICA encourages high standards of workmanship in resource management & land improvement; provides contractors education on the newest technology, practices, standards, regulation, and legislation impacting the industry; and gives contractors the necessary business resources and…
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ISAP Seeks Facilitators to Lead Farmer-to-Farmer Peer Networks

For the adoption of soil health management systems to become widespread and sustained, local technical assistance and mentorship is needed to guide producers over the multiple hurdles that come with implementing no-till/strip till, cover crops, and adaptive nutrient management successfully and profitably. ISAP is seeking applications for facilitators to establish and support peer networks across…
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