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S.T.A.R. Initiative Announces Start of 2020 Enrollment After Strong 2019 Season

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Today, the S.T.A.R. initiative (Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources) is excited to announce open enrollment for farmers for the 2020 crop year. As summer settles in and crops are growing throughout the Midwest, it’s time for farmers and landowners to reap the results of investing in conservation practices on their fields. Participating is…
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New and Free Online Webinar Opportunities!

Is the summer heat starting to get to you? Are you still practicing social distancing? There are many free, educational opportunities on our events page! Click here and register for some free, online webinars!
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Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership Celebrates the Success of Our 2020 Risk Management Webinar Series

Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership Successfully Hosted Its FIRST Online Risk Management Webinar Series For Over 150 People The Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership, ISAP, recently held a free 3-part webinar series exploring the use of land stewardship and soil health management as tools to mitigate production and financial risks. The first webinar featured Eric Snodgrass, Principal…
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Episode 28 – Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by the University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 28 of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast, “Managing Water at the Edge of the Field with Saturated Buffers”. This episode features Ryan Arch, Executive Director of the Illinois Land Improvement Contractors Association, Inc.; Dr. Laura Christianson,…
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