conservation

Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:30 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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Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:30 am CST

Midwest Cover Crops Council Serves as Resource Hub for Cover Crop Enthusiasts

Last week, the Illinois Cover Crop On-Farm Network (ICCON) was joined by Anna Morrow, program manager with the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC). The MCCC facilitates the widespread adoption of cover crops across 12 midwestern states and the province of Ontario by developing resources, building a network of professionals, and contributing to regional publications. Morrow provided an overview of the …

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Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:30 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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