national

Wednesday
Jun 29
June 29, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

AFT’s Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future

American farmland and ranchland is rapidly disappearing, threatening our food security, undermining the agricultural economy, and making us vulnerable to climate shocks. The nation has a choice: allow unchecked sprawl to erode this critical resource, or safeguard it with smarter land-use planning that leads to efficient growth. Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future, a new report from American …

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Tuesday
Nov 17
November 17, 2020 - November 18, 2020

National Cover Crop Summit

Basic Illinois Location (Online)

The third National Cover Crop Summit is free-to-attend, 2-day online event that will feature a series of knowledge-building presentations taught by the foremost authorities on cover crops today. Requiring no travel expense or time away from the office or farm, you will be able to participate from the comfort of your own office through a series of online presentation videos …

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Monday
Jun 27
June 27, 2022 @ 9:24 pm CDT

Quantifying Economic and Environmental Benefits of Soil Health – American Farmland Trust

Farmers face increased erratic weather conditions while constantly trying to cut costs and improve profits all while responding to society’s call to reduce unintended water quality and climate issues associated with agriculture. American Farmland Trust found “soil health successful farmers,” and conducted benefit-cost analyses. American Farmland Trust used partial budget analysis to estimate the net economic benefits eight farmers have …

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