Vermilion Watershed Field Tour

Swartz Farm 29587 E 2100 North Road, Emmington

Join farmers and others from Livingston and Ford Counties to explore conservation and soil health practices that benefit the watershed. The event is hosted by the Vermilion Headwaters Partnership with support from NRCS and the Field tour will highlight strip-till, nutrient management, cover crops and constructed wetland. DATE:            Wednesday, August 11, 2021 LOCATION:  Craig Swartz’s Farm Continue Reading


Agriculture Impacts in the Illinois Climate Assessment

Zoom Webinar

The climate in Illinois is changing rapidly. Illinois is already warmer and wetter than it was a century ago, and climate change will continue to drive rapid changes across the state. A new report from The Nature Conservancy – the first-ever comprehensive climate assessment for Illinois – details these changes, projects how temperature, precipitation, and extreme weather are expected to Continue Reading


Brown Bag Brunch and Lunch Series: S.T.A.R.

Basic Illinois Location (Online) ONLINE, Decatur

These "Brunch and Learn" Webinars are brought to you by Saving Tomorrow's Ag Resources, STAR. These meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month from 11 AM -12 PM CST but typically will only be around 45 minutes long. This series will provide news and updates on S.T.A.R and other agriculture conservation and soil health topics.  For more information, Continue Reading