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March 2021

Emerging Market$ Are Here (Is your data ready?)

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Emerging Market$ Are Here (Is your data ready?) What does your farm’s data have to do with emerging markets like carbon, water quality and sustainability? Plenty. The quality of your data will serve as a “fast path / proof” for who gets to be first to take advantage of these new opportunities. Join Steve Cubbage, Farmobile vice president of services, and Jacob Winans, BRANDT technology agronomy information specialist, for a conversation on how farmers can work with their trusted partners…

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2021 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Free

The University of Illinois Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community. This series will provide practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. These online presentations will give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability. The complete list of topics and speakers is included below. Webinars will be held from noon -1:00 pm on Thursdays and are free.…

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Adopting Proven Cover Crop Agronomics and Field Equipment for Long-term Success

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Cover crop adoption in the Midwest has significantly increased within the last decade. However, critical questions remain that relate to the impacts of cover crop management on nitrogen availability, cash crop production, and water quality. This webinar will share results on how next-generation cover crop management influences both corn and soybean nitrogen uptake and production while advancing water quality. Application of these results in modern cropping systems will also be discussed. Speakers: Traci Bultemeier, Territory Manager and Certified Crop Adviser,…

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Virtual Shop Talks for Farmers  

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on February 17, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on March 3, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on March 17, 2021 at 9:30 am

Free

Virtual Shop Talks for Farmers: Resource Stewardship in Hard Times How can you make soil health and stewardship practices work in times of stress and uncertainty? This virtual Shop Talk series will be an opportunity to have meaningful conversations with other farmers and experts about practical ideas and programs that can help you weather hard times and have success with stewardship practices on your farm. Dates: February 3 & 17 and March 3 & 17, 2021 Time: 9am-10:30am CT / 10am-11:30am ET…

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2021 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Free

The University of Illinois Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community. This series will provide practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. These online presentations will give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability. The complete list of topics and speakers is included below. Webinars will be held from noon -1:00 pm on Thursdays and are free.…

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Cover Crop Specialist Call (Zoom Video Call)

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Basic Illinois Location (Online), ONLINE
Decatur, Illinois
FREE

Join reoccurring, monthly conversations with cover crop specialists from across the state to discuss new research, troubleshoot field conditions, and keep current on programs. Use this link to pre-register for the event, or simply click the link and join the meeting a few minutes before start time: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qdu-opjMrEt1GIfCwkkIq5yCQ_U16SOKq   

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University of Illinois Extension Baebler Educational Farm Cover Crop Field Day

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Baebler Educational Farm, 4022 JJ Road
Waterloo, IL 62298 United States
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Join the University of Illinois Extension for a Baebler Educational Farm Cover Crop Field Day on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The program will start at 9 a.m., rain or shine. The Baebler Educational Farm is located south of Waterloo, IL at 4022 JJ Rd. Waterloo, IL 62298. Cover crops have many benefits to the soil, environment, and overall crop production and management. Extension Educator, Nathan Johanning, will discuss ways to incorporate cover crops in your rotation and tour demonstration plots. We will…

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2021 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Free

The University of Illinois Extension presents a weekly educational series for the small farm community. This series will provide practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. These online presentations will give small farm producers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability. The complete list of topics and speakers is included below. Webinars will be held from noon -1:00 pm on Thursdays and are free.…

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April 2021

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

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Free

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, to register, and to stay informed on topics for each event, please contact: Nick Longbucco, STAR Coordinator | Assoc of…

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Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Public Meeting

April 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Meeting Set for April 9 Urbana, Ill. —  The new Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Initiative (IRAI) is inviting interested farmers, researchers, nonprofit groups, and others with a stake in resilient agriculture and food production to join its second public meeting on April 9. Launched in October at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IRAI is a home for regenerative agriculture research, education, and outreach. With support from Fresh Taste, it will gather stakeholders on campus and beyond to create agriculture…

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