NRCS

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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Saturday
Dec 02
December 2, 2023 @ 7:36 pm CST

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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Saturday
Dec 02
December 2, 2023 @ 7:36 pm CST

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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Saturday
Dec 02
December 2, 2023 @ 7:36 pm CST

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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Saturday
Dec 02
December 2, 2023 @ 7:36 pm CST

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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Saturday
Dec 02
December 2, 2023 @ 7:36 pm CST

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast – NEW EPISODE

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast is produced by the University of Illinois Extension. Tune in to Episode 39, “Are these tools in your toolbox? Prairie Strips.” The episode features Paula Hingson, USDA-NRCS Assistant State Conservationist (Easement Programs) and CRP Program Manager and Dallas Glazik, biologist with Illinois Pheasants Forever. The guests discuss the benefits of prairie strips, which include …

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