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University of Illinois Extension joins ISAP as a contributing partner

ISAP is excited to announce the addition of University of Illinois Extension as a contributing partner hoping to create meaningful and positive change in agriculture in the state of Illinois. University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois'…
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Conservation Drainage Training Recruits 2019 Participants: Central Illinois training dives into edge-of-field practices

From the classroom to the field, 22 Illinois agricultural professionals came together last summer for the first series of Advanced Conservation Drainage Training (ACDT) to build their knowledge of the practices and principles behind conservation drainage. As the entire agriculture community works to improve water quality and reduce nutrient losses in the state, the drainage…
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Better Bean Series – Series Partnership

These half-day events features local CCA Soy Envoys, agronomists, industry experts and farmers sharing their insights on everything from weed management and fertility to best management practices (BMPs) and choosing varieties that best fit your farm. Each event features a local grower and expert panel with a Q&A session for attendee engagement. And the presentations…
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American Farmland Trust Reveals Positive Conservation Results of “Women Learning Circles”

American Farmland Trust, the organization behind the national movement “No Farms No Food,” published its Women for the Land program report, “Testing the Women Landowner Conservation Learning Circle Model.” The report, along with illustrative profiles and videos, further supports previous research that women landowners are important in the broader implementation of conservation practices on farms. The…
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