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May 20
May 20, 2024 @ 8:00 am - May 22, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Midwest Solar Expo

DES Convention Center

The Midwest Solar Expo is the premier conference in the region focusing on solar and clean energy business and is designed to bolster the thriving clean energy market in the Midwest. This annual gathering attracts over 700 attendees and features more than 80 speakers, bringing together a diverse group of industry leaders from various sectors to promote the expansion of solar and …

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Jun 10
June 10, 2024 @ 8:00 am - June 11, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CDT

CTIC – Conservation in Action Tour 2024

This year’s theme, “Diversity in Conservation,” promises to showcase cutting-edge practices, people and technologies that are transforming agriculture and sustainability. We’ll be focusing on the fascinating worlds of  rice, cotton and more and how they’re being reshaped by innovation. This tour is your chance to witness firsthand the remarkable strides being made in sustainable agriculture. Monday night we’ll be in …

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Jun 12
June 12, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT

Illinois Cover Crop On-Farm Network Monthly Calls


ISAP convenes cover crop specialists from across Illinois and the broader Midwest region for monthly discussions to explore new research, troubleshoot field conditions, and provide updates on policies and programs related to cover crops. Engaging with presentations by experts, researchers, and industry leaders, our ICCON calls provide an opportunity to share knowledge and network with a strong community of cover …

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Jun 13
June 13, 2024 @ 8:00 am - June 14, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CDT

LICA Water Management Forum

St. Joseph’s College

Water management professionals will unite at the LICA Water Management Forum—an exclusive platform bringing together contractors, farmers, government officials, the education community, and other industry leaders in water management solutions. The two-day event will overflow with opportunities for education, demonstration, networking, sponsorship, and exhibition. The LICA Water Management Forum will take place at the historic St. Joseph’s College, centrally located …

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Jun 13
June 13, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm CDT

Spring Soil Health Field Day

This field day, presented by the Warren & McDonough SWCDs will present information on cost shares, host guest speakers, and more (agenda items provided when you RSVP). Morning session at Spoon River Center – Conference Room C, 2500 E Jackson, Macomb. Afternoon session at Midwest Grass and Forage, 1300 E. University Drive, Macomb. Lunch is provided. Register: by June 6 …

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Jun 25
June 25, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT

Cultivating Conversations: A Panel Discussion and Communication Training for Edge-of-Field Farmers

Knox County Extension Office

Join University of Illinois Extension and the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership for “Cultivating Conversations: A Panel Discussion and Communications Training for Edge-of-Field Farmers” on Tuesday, June 25 from 9am – 2:30pm in Galesburg, IL. Four Illinois farmers will share why they decided to implement edge-of-field practices on their land, what benefits they are seeing on their farms, and the role …

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