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Friday
Dec 09
December 9, 2022 @ 12:23 pm CST

Partner Spotlight: Midwest Dairy

June is Dairy Month! What a perfect time to introduce Midwest Dairy as June’s Partner Spotlight. Midwest Dairy is the newest member of the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership and represents over 400 dairy farms across the state of Illinois, 94% of which are family owned and operated. As a new member of ISAP, Midwest Dairy plans to connect Illinois dairy farmers …

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Friday
Dec 09
December 9, 2022 @ 12:23 pm 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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Friday
Dec 09
December 9, 2022 @ 12:23 pm CST

Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council Opens 2023 RFP

Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council Opens 2023 RFP   By: Shani Golovay | NREC Research Manager We are pleased to announce the solicitation of projects for the crop year 2023 for the Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council (NREC).  NREC’s priority is funding projects that advance the science of products and practices that increase the efficiency of nitrogen and …

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Friday
Dec 09
December 9, 2022 @ 12:23 pm CST

PatternAg seeks cooperators to evaluate soil microbe populations across management systems

PatternAg seeks cooperators to evaluate soil microbe populations across management systems By: Megan Baskerville | Illinois Ag Program Director, The Nature Conservancy | ISAP Chair ISAP member, The Nature Conservancy, has invested in PatternAg and other emerging technologies to scale conservation adoption. Before the 2022 planting season kicks off, PatternAg, a soil microbiome analysis company, is seeking cooperators to join …

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Friday
Dec 09
December 9, 2022 @ 12:23 pm CST

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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Friday
Dec 09
December 9, 2022 @ 12:23 pm CST

Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership Welcomes the Illinois Certified Crop Advisers as Newest Member

The Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership brings together diverse member organizations who are working collaboratively to encourage the adoption of sustainable and profitable production practices that improve soil health and restore local waters. DEKALB, Ill. – Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership (ISAP) is excited to welcome the Illinois Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) to the current 13-member partnership. The expanded membership advances ISAP’s capacity to …

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