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Cereal Rye: Late Summer / Fall Seeding Rates For Corn And Soybean Systems

Cereal Rye: Late Summer / Fall Seeding Rates For Corn And Soybean Systems Author: ISAP Soil Health Specialist, Jim Isermann For many farmers, harvest season also can entail seeding time for cover crops. There are many options of cover crops, but as the fall moves on and the calendar page turns, options become limited for…
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More Work Needed to Meet Nutrient Loss Reduction Goals in Illinois

More Work Needed to Meet Nutrient Loss Reduction Goals in Illinois Author: American Farmland Trust Policy Manager, Max Webster Illinois released the third update to the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, or NLRS, report to show where progress is being made and where certain challenges persist. In 2015, a policy working group led by the Illinois Water…
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The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

Tune in to the recent Episode 41, “Are these tools in your toolbox? Bioreactors.” The episode features Dr. Reid Christianson and Dr. Bryan Maxwell, University of Illinois, as well as a farmer in Rock Island County, Drew Hohenboken. Mr. Hohenboken recently had a bioreactor that was designed by Dr. Maxwell installed on his farm. The…
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STAR Releases Annual Report Highlighting Impacts of Voluntary Conservation Efforts in Illinois

STAR Releases Annual Report Highlighting Impacts of Voluntary Conservation Efforts in Illinois STAR’s second annual report provides insights to the initiative’s continued growth CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Today, STAR (Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources), an initiative developed by farmers for farmers, is excited to release its annual report for the 2020 crop year. The report documents STAR’s…
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