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A Smart Move for Illinois Farmers

A Smart Move for Illinois Farmers If you asked an Illinois farmer if they would consider building a wetland as part of their tile-drainage system, their likely response would be: “Why would I want to do that?” That reaction is not a surprise given that it was tile-drainage-adoption that enabled producers in the upper Midwest…
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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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