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SMART Wetlands

SMART Wetlands Author: Jean McGuire, Field Outreach Specialist | The Wetlands Inititative What happens when soil, clay, plants, and water are combined using human engineering? Could this combination create smart outcomes for the landscape? Usually, there are concerns when several thousand cubic yards of soil are moved on Illinois croplands. However, in this case, it…
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ISAP’s New Soil Health Specialist

ISAP has some exciting news to share! Our awesome partners, IL Corn and TNC, were able to work together to implement an Illinois-dedicated Soil Health Specialist! Jim Isermann will be ISAP's new Soil Health Specialist covering Illinois through December 2021. Jim most recently was a Field Manager for the Soil Health Partnership across Illinois. He…
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SAVE THE DATE | PHOSPHORUS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP | 9.3.2020

SAVE THE DATE | PHOSPHORUS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP | 9.3.2020 American Farmland Trust, the Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership, and the Upper Macoupin Creek Watershed Partnership invite you to join us for an informative webinar focused on managing phosphorus in conservation cropping systems Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Presentations will highlight current research and management tips for…
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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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