agriculture

Monday
Apr 22
April 22, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT

Fluddles Movie Showing in Normal, IL

Normal Theater

​FLUDDLES chronicles the wildlife of Illinois’s agricultural wetlands. Sometimes simply described as “big puddles,” fluddles appear in the spring and fall and provide habitat and forage for a diversity of waterfowl and shorebird species. The film was produced and directed by Bob Dolgan of Turnstone Strategies. Dolgan has also produced two Illinois-based films, Monty and Rose and The Magic Stump. …

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Friday
May 03
May 3, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT

Fluddles Movie Showing in Will County, IL

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

​FLUDDLES chronicles the wildlife of Illinois’s agricultural wetlands. Sometimes simply described as “big puddles,” fluddles appear in the spring and fall and provide habitat and forage for a diversity of waterfowl and shorebird species. The film was produced and directed by Bob Dolgan of Turnstone Strategies. Dolgan has also produced two Illinois-based films, Monty and Rose and The Magic Stump. …

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Friday
Apr 26
April 26, 2024 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Fluddles Movie Showing in Champaign, IL

Champaign Public Library

​FLUDDLES chronicles the wildlife of Illinois’s agricultural wetlands. Sometimes simply described as “big puddles,” fluddles appear in the spring and fall and provide habitat and forage for a diversity of waterfowl and shorebird species. The film was produced and directed by Bob Dolgan of Turnstone Strategies. Dolgan has also produced two Illinois-based films, Monty and Rose and The Magic Stump. …

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Tuesday
Aug 30
August 30, 2022 @ 8:00 am - September 2, 2022 @ 5:00 pm CDT

2022 International Drainage Symposium

Join us at the 11th International Drainage Symposium, August 30-September 2, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. Solutions to agricultural drainage challenges and opportunities will be the focus of this year’s symposium. Two days of sessions will highlight drainage research, practice design, implementation, and policy. The third day of the symposium will feature field tours highlighting some of the innovative drainage …

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Sunday
May 19
May 19, 2024 @ 5:48 pm CDT

Illinois Cohort Adopts Planning Framework to Expand Conservation

Illinois Cohort Adopts Planning Framework to Expand Conservation Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership convenes cohort of Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework users to advance conservation principles while supporting healthy soils, clean water, and profitable farms. By: Adrienne Marino, Water Quality Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy   Using ACPF Tools to Meet Water Quality Goals In our work to build soil health and …

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Wednesday
Apr 20
April 20, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT

Rotational No-Till Series: Part 2

Virtual

Part 2: Let’s Talk About No-Till “Regenerative” Agriculture (Live Q&A) Farmers across the country are adopting no-till practices at an astonishing rate, fueled in large part by several popular books and resources. While there’s no doubt a reduction in tillage is beneficial for soil, water, and microorganisms, is it possible that we may have over-corrected slightly? Can tillage be a …

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