Rainfall Simulator

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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Dec 10
December 10, 2023 @ 5:20 am CST

Making Observations Easier with ISAP’s Rainfall Simulator

Making Observations Easier with ISAP’s Rainfall Simulator Author: ISAP Soil Health Specialist, Jim Isermann Thinking through how our soil functions is not always an easy concept, or even an idea we consider very often. Getting down to the basics of how we want our soils to perform can help us better understand the role the soil plays and what effects …

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Jul 21
July 21, 2021 - July 24, 2021

Rainfall Simulator (Reserved)

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Sep 26
September 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0

Conservation Tour

U of I Extension Office

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 of I Extension office in …

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Jul 17
July 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

Livingston County Fair

Central Illinois

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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Mar 07
March 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm UTC+0

Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day

Pike’s Hunting Club

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 Soil Conservationist), and John Pike …

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