cover crops

Thursday
Feb 03
February 3, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

2022 Conservation Cropping Seminar

Find ways to improve soil health, learn about cover crops, remain profitable—and even more marketable—by using sustainable techniques that build up natural resilience to weather extremes, pests, and weeds. Learn from conservationists, partners, and local Illinois farmers! There will be a Question & Answer session as well as helpful resources to access. For the eighth year in a row, conservation …

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Thursday
Dec 16
December 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC+0

Cover Crop Dos and Don’ts – Lessons Learned About Cover Crops, Corn Growth, Diseases and Pests

The field day, hosted by Iowa Learning Farms, will explore the potential benefits and impacts of planting corn into a living winter cereal rye cover crop. While the field day will primarily focus on the Iowa trial, the research project has replicated sites located in 15 states across the country. Building on existing research trials, the team is examining different …

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Monday
Mar 04
March 4, 2024 @ 8:02 pm 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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Tuesday
Mar 16
March 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0

Adopting Proven Cover Crop Agronomics and Field Equipment for Long-term Success

Online

Cover crop adoption in the Midwest has significantly increased within the last decade. However, critical questions remain that relate to the impacts of cover crop management on nitrogen availability, cash crop production, and water quality. This webinar will share results on how next-generation cover crop management influences both corn and soybean nitrogen uptake and production while advancing water quality. Application …

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Thursday
Feb 11
February 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+0

REGENERATIVE GRAZING: FUNDAMENTALS FOR FARMERS

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Monday
Mar 04
March 4, 2024 @ 8:02 pm 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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