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Wednesday
Jun 29
June 29, 2022 @ 5:35 am CDT

Long-term study shows constructed wetlands provide meaningful water quality and wildlife benefits on Central IL farm

Aerial view of the Franklin Research and Demonstration Farm. The three constructed wetland complexes are visible, along with other conservation practices used on the farm (woodland savanna, prairie restoration, floodplain wetlands, grassed waterways, and buffers). Photo by Tim Lindenbaum.   Long-term study shows constructed wetlands provide meaningful water quality and wildlife benefits on Central IL farm By: Adrienne Marino | …

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Wednesday
Jun 29
June 29, 2022 @ 5:35 am CDT

PCM Impacts: Summarizing Practice Adoption, Nutrient and Sediment Loss Reductions

Impacts: Summarizing Practice Adoption, Nutrient and Sediment Loss Reductions Author: Travis Deppe Precision Conservation Management (PCM) is a conservation program initiated through funding by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) – Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). PCM combines precision technology and data management with farm business and financials to help farmers manage, adopt, and adapt conservation practices long term …

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Wednesday
Jun 29
June 29, 2022 @ 5:35 am CDT

CARBON FARMING IN ILLINOIS

CARBON FARMING IN ILLINOIS In celebration of climate week, ISAP is excited to announce a NEW fact sheet dedicated to carbon farming opportunities! Illinois has over 23 million acres of cropland suitable for adoption of practices capable of increasing soil carbon and storage such as planting cover crops and reducing tillage, presenting an exciting opportunity for Illinois farmers to offer immediate, scalable solutions to climate change. In fact, using estimates …

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