NRCS

Wednesday
Jun 12
June 12, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT

Using CSP and EQIP to Achieve Your Farm’s Conservation Goals

Zoom Webinar

At 10 am on June 24, 2024, the Marshall Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District and Natural Resources Conservation Service staff, along with the Wetlands Initiative, are sponsoring a webinar to help farmers understand how they can use the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) and Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to implement conservation practices on their farms.

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Wednesday
Mar 22
March 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT

Cover Crop Workshop

AC McCartney

Join us as we look at cover crops in the spring. We will discuss different species of cover crops, cover crop rates, and cost share programs for cover crops. We will also have a rainfall simulator, discuss carbon markets, and have a panel of local farms to discuss their experiences. Cover Crop Workshop Flyer

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Monday
Jun 24
June 24, 2024 @ 3:29 pm CDT

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

Tune in to Episode 43 of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – “Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy 2021 Biennial Report Update.” The episode features a summary of key points from the Biennial Report.  Trevor Sample, the Agency Coordinator for the NLRS with Illinois EPA, provides a brief background on the NLRS, implementation and water quality findings from the 2021 Biennial …

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Monday
Jun 24
June 24, 2024 @ 3:29 pm CDT

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

Tune in to Episode 42 of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – “Illinois Regenerative Ag Initiative.” The episode features a thoughtful discussion about the Illinois Regenerative Agriculture Initiative (IRAI) with guests Dr. Adam Davis, Professor and Crop Sciences Department Head at University of Illinois, and Dr. Emily Heaton, Professor of Crop Sciences at University of Illinois and Director of …

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Monday
Jun 24
June 24, 2024 @ 3:29 pm CDT

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

Tune in to the recent Episode 41, “Are these tools in your toolbox? Bioreactors.” The episode features Dr. Reid Christianson and Dr. Bryan Maxwell, University of Illinois, as well as a farmer in Rock Island County, Drew Hohenboken. Mr. Hohenboken recently had a bioreactor that was designed by Dr. Maxwell installed on his farm. The episode includes information about new …

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Monday
Jun 24
June 24, 2024 @ 3:29 pm CDT

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

Tune in to the recent Episode 40, “Farm Safety Special Edition.” During this special edition episode of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast, we take a step back from discussing conservation practices in order to share farm safety tips for farmers, their families, and those who work on farms. Dr. Salah Issa, Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Industrial Safety and …

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