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

Rotational No-Till Series: Part 2


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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Feb 24
February 24, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0

Funding and Farming Opportunities for Northern Illinois Producers

Crystal Lake, IL

Attendees can expect professional presentations from farmers and experts in the agriculture sector. Techniques and experiences will be shared for implementing in-field conservation practices, farmland protection, and supportive funding opportunities for farmers. Learn about projects in McHenry County and across the state of Illinois. Hosted by McHenry-Lake Soil and Water District in Partnership with McHenry County College Center for Agrarian Studies, …

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Jun 20
June 20, 2024 @ 12:51 pm CDT

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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Jan 12
January 12, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0

7th Annual Latino Farmer Conference

“The seventh Annual Latino Farmer Conference is around the corner and we are excited to announce that we will once again come together through a series of virtual webinars. You can look forward to a series of informative presentations, virtual farm visits, and opportunities to network with other farmers, farm educators, and sponsors. Stay connected with our Spanish language newsletter …

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Aug 03
August 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am UTC+0

Agriculture Impacts in the Illinois Climate Assessment

Zoom Webinar

The climate in Illinois is changing rapidly. Illinois is already warmer and wetter than it was a century ago, and climate change will continue to drive rapid changes across the state. A new report from The Nature Conservancy – the first-ever comprehensive climate assessment for Illinois – details these changes, projects how temperature, precipitation, and extreme weather are expected to …

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Apr 09
April 9, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Initiative Public Meeting

Basic Illinois Location (Online)

Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Meeting Set for April 9 Urbana, Ill. —  The new Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Initiative (IRAI) is inviting interested farmers, researchers, nonprofit groups, and others with a stake in resilient agriculture and food production to join its second public meeting on April 9. Launched in October at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IRAI is a home for regenerative …

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