Tag Archives: Rainfall Simulator

Conservation Tour

Hop on the bus and see multiple farms utilizing soil health practices. Abigail Peterson (Soil Health Partnership) and David Kleinschmidt (Progressive Agronomy Consulting Services) will be presenting information, along with a farmer to farmer panel. Please call the Montgomery County SWCD by Sept 20 to reserve your spot! The bus will depart from the U…
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Livingston County Fair

Local county fair with agricultural and other exhibits. This would be part of a display by the Livingston County SWCD to show the effects of erosion and ways to combat it.
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Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day

Multiple presenters will be on hand to discuss: soil health, IL's Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, Conservation Compliance, and Cover Crops. Demonstrations, including soil pits and a rainfall simulator, will be shown. Presenters include: Barry Fisher (USDA NRCS Soil Health Specialist), Lauren Lurkins (IL Farm Bureau Director of Natural and Environmental Resources), Mindy Scott (USDA NRCS…
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TNC Autumn on the Prairie: Rainfall Simulator Use

TNC Autumn on the Prairie is open to the public. Parking is $5, and donations will also be accepted at the Welcome Pavilion and Bison Tours Tent.  Riding Prairie Tours — Look for Bison 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets will be available only at the site starting at 10 a.m. Each person takes a…
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