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Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership to host a free online national webinar exploring ecosystem markets

Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership to host a free online national webinar exploring ecosystem markets ISAP’s mission is to create a network to support a systems approach to improve Illinois soil health and reduce nutrient loss. DEKALB, Ill. – The Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership, ISAP, will be holding a free online webinar on Friday February 12, 2021 from 11:30…
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The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by the University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 32, “Are These Tools in Your Toolbox? Soil Sampling and VRT”.  This episode features Dennis Bowman, University of Illinois Extension Interim Assistant Dean for Agriculture and Natural Resources and Commercial Agriculture Educator; Amir Sadeghpour, Southern Illinois University…
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State of Knowledge of Soil Biodiversity

State of Knowledge of Soil Biodiversity On December 4, 2020, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization released the first global report on soil biodiversity: State of Knowledge of Soil Biodiversity. This report brings together the most current knowledge of soil life and how it supports nature and humanity. More than 300 scientists contributed to…
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The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by the University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 31, WASCOB: Dry Dams for the 21st Century. This episode features Lauren Spaniol, Resource Conservationist with the Coles County SWCD; John Pike, Agronomist/Consultant with Pike Ag, LLC; and Jon Schoonover, Professor of Forestry at SIU. As always,…
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