farmers

Thursday
May 26
May 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

CoverCress Field Day

The CoverCress™ crop is an exclusive, new to market, winter oilseed that creates a low-carbon source of fuel and feed. CoverCress delivers a new revenue opportunity for farmers with the added soil health benefits of a cover crop. Join them for their last spring field day at the Western Illinois University Research Farm. WIU Research Farm Macomb, IL https://goo.gl/maps/iZod8pqm6YppmQKQ6

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Friday
May 20
May 20, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT

Life Hacks Over Lunch: A Meet-up Series for Watershed Professionals

This free, virtual meet-up series is a peer-learning opportunity for watershed professionals to share ideas and advice for solving real-life challenges of watershed projects. If you work with farmers and communities on watershed-scale projects to improve water quality and have ever found yourself thinking, “I don’t want to recreate the wheel,” this meet-up series is for you. In each meet-up, …

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Thursday
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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Saturday
Jan 28
January 28, 2023 @ 9:44 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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Tuesday
Mar 01
March 1, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST

Winter 2022 Farminar Series

Farminars are Practical Farmers’ version of a webinar. These 90-minute online seminars are free and produced to help farmers learn about business and production issues that matter to them from the convenience of their homes. Farminars are held weekly each Tuesday during the winter months, and run from 7–8:30 p.m. CST. While most farminars are farmer-led, speakers may also include …

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Tuesday
Mar 08
March 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST

Winter 2022 Farminar Series

Farminars are Practical Farmers’ version of a webinar. These 90-minute online seminars are free and produced to help farmers learn about business and production issues that matter to them from the convenience of their homes. Farminars are held weekly each Tuesday during the winter months, and run from 7–8:30 p.m. CST. While most farminars are farmer-led, speakers may also include …

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