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Alphabet Soup is Happening Soon!

Alphabet soup is back! Join colleagues and friends for discussion and networking at our first Alphabet Soup gathering of 2020. Dr. Laura Gentry of the Illinois Corn Growers Association will provide a brief recap of the NLRS findings. Dr. Linda Prokopy of Purdue University will lead an in-depth discussion on communications strategies related to land…
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ISAP Responds to the Illinois-NLRS 2017-2019

The state of Illinois, through its agencies the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Illinois Department of Agriculture, released the 2017-2019 biennial report on its Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (IL NLRS) is one of many state strategies developed and implemented over the 31-state Mississippi River basin that are intended to reduce both point and nonpoint nutrient losses to improve…
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AFT HIRES NEW PROGRAMS COORDINATOR WHO WILL AID ISAP

Jean Brokish joined the American Farmland Trust Midwest Team in October 2019 and provides coordination support for the Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership and the AFT-Vermilion Headwaters Watershed Group. Prior to joining AFT, Jean spent 11 years leading conservation and outreach programs for Oahu RC&D, including oversight for multiple watershed implementation projects, on-farm cover crop research…
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