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Partner Spotlight: Illinois Corn

Our Partner Spotlight for the month of November is Illinois Corn! Illinois Corn is made up of two farmer-led organizations that serve corn farmers in Illinois: IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and IL Corn Marketing Board (ICMB). ICGA represents the interests of corn farmers in Illinois to create a future in which they can operate freely, responsibly, and successfully, while...

Partner Spotlight: The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy Sheds Light on a Farm’s Climate Footprint The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Founded in the U.S. through grassroots action in 1951, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has grown to become one of the most wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than...

Partner Spotlight: Pheasants Forever Quail Forever

Illinois Pheasants Forever / Quail Forever (PFQF) is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail, and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs. Primarily focused on private lands, PFQF works to help producers with management decisions that make sense for conservation and production on their farms. Quail Forever joined the Illinois Sustainable Ag...

Partner Spotlight: AISWCD

The Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts (AISWCD) is a grass roots non-profit organization formed in 1948, made up of and serving Illinois’ 97 member Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs). Conservation Districts work to protect Illinois’ greatest assets – the rich, fertile soils and water resources of the state through strategic conservation efforts. For several decades, SWCDs...

Partner Spotlight: Illinois Central College

ISAP is excited to feature the Illinois Central College (ICC) as our July Partner Spotlight! ICC is an open enrollment, comprehensive community college located in the Peoria area and serves approximately 7,500 students in 10 counties.  ICC is known for its programs in agriculture, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, police and fire science, horticulture, and other high demand occupations.    The...

Partner Spotlight: Midwest Dairy

June is Dairy Month! What a perfect time to introduce Midwest Dairy as June’s Partner Spotlight. Midwest Dairy is the newest member of the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership and represents over 400 dairy farms across the state of Illinois, 94% of which are family owned and operated. As a new member of ISAP, Midwest Dairy plans to connect Illinois dairy farmers...