State Conservation Program Dashboard

The State Conservation Program Dashboard (the “dashboard”) is an interactive database of state-level programs that advance on-farm conservation and expand the implementation of practices that improve soil health. It provides…

Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy & Agricultural Conservation Practices

This 1-pager created by Illinois Extension, gives a brief overview of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (INLRS), highlights nutrient loss in Illinois, impacts of nutrient loss, and conservation practices…

Digging Deeper: Cover Crop Mixes

Cover crop mixes are a great tool that can be used to address a wide range of field concerns and production goals. This resource is meant to guide your design…

The Financial Implications of Conservation Agriculture Booklet

This booklet aims to inform farmers’ key partners—in particular, farm business management educators, agricultural lenders, and conservation educators and professionals—about the financial costs and benefits of conservation agriculture practices to…

EPA Watershed Academy Learning Modules and Webcasts

EPA’s Watershed Academy holds a variety of learning modules, webcasts, and watershed management resources.

EPA Webcast Archives

Previous webcasts covering topics including: agriculture, climate change, lakes, monitoring and tools, nutrient management, oceans and coastal waters, protection and planning, rivers and streams, water research, and wetlands.

Addressing Nonpoint Source Pollution – Webcast Recording

Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution encompasses a wide range of sources and is the prevailing cause of the nation’s water quality problems. The vast extent and continuous nature of NPS pollution…

Nutrient Pollution Module by Watershed Academy

This module is intended to provide an overview of nutrient pollution and the associated water quality and human health impacts. This module covers the science behind the nutrients nitrogen and…

Jumpstarting Conservation Drainage Practices in Illinois

Project Summary The Agricultural Drainage Management Coalition (ADMC), along with American Farmland Trust (AFT), Illinois Land Improvement Contractors Association (IL LICA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and The Wetlands Initiative (TWI),…

Precision Conservation Management: The Business Case for Conservation

Precision Conservation Management (PCM), is a program of IL Corn and Illinois Soybean Association. PCM released their annual “Business Case for Conservation” that offers data highlights gleaned from farmers in…