agriculture

Sunday
Dec 04
December 4, 2022 @ 8:09 am CST

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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Sunday
Dec 04
December 4, 2022 @ 8:09 am CST

Prairie Strips Winter Webinar Series

Prairie Strips Winter Webinar Series By: Craig Ficenec, Sand County Foundation Much of Illinois was once covered in a diverse prairie ecosystem: wildlife thrived and water flowed clean. Today, recreating a small fraction of that native vegetation could move us toward our water quality and habitat goals, while improving farm profitability. Sand County Foundation, Pheasants Forever, and Iowa State University …

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Sunday
Dec 04
December 4, 2022 @ 8:09 am CST

S.T.A.R. Releases Inaugural Annual Report: Demonstrating Agricultural Environmental Outcomes

The S.T.A.R. initiative (Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources) is excited to announce its first Annual Report for the 2019 crop year. The report provides an overview of S.T.A.R., documenting its expansion and impact and aggregating the benefits of in-field practices into metrics that are useful to a diversity of audiences. S.T.A.R. is an exciting initiative developed by farmers and soil and …

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