cover crops

Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:36 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 @ 6:36 am CST

Cereal Rye: Late Summer / Fall Seeding Rates For Corn And Soybean Systems

Cereal Rye: Late Summer / Fall Seeding Rates For Corn And Soybean Systems Author: ISAP Soil Health Specialist, Jim Isermann For many farmers, harvest season also can entail seeding time for cover crops. There are many options of cover crops, but as the fall moves on and the calendar page turns, options become limited for most corn and soybean farmers …

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Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:36 am CST

The Aggregate – November 2020

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* The Aggregate Combining research, resources, learning opportunities, and current events for agriculture and conservation professionals. Tillage Benchmarks for Corn in Illinois Although the farm income outlook has improved for 2020, it is still important to watch tillage costs for both financial and soil health purposes.  A recent University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report posted to FarmdocDaily highlights the financial benefit of reducing …

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Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:36 am CST

The Aggregate – October 2020

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* The Aggregate Combining research, resources, learning opportunities, and current events for agriculture and conservation professionals. ISAP releases fact sheet highlighting carbon farming opportunities! ISAP is committed to identifying ways that farmers can successfully implement conservation cropping systems that benefit their bottom line.  With over 23 million acres of cropland available for the implementation of practices capable of increasing soil carbon …

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Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:36 am CST

SAVE THE DATE | PHOSPHORUS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP | 9.3.2020

SAVE THE DATE | PHOSPHORUS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP | 9.3.2020 American Farmland Trust, the Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership, and the Upper Macoupin Creek Watershed Partnership invite you to join us for an informative webinar focused on managing phosphorus in conservation cropping systems Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Presentations will highlight current research and management tips for farmers and their advisors on …

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Monday
Nov 28
November 28, 2022 @ 6:36 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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