research

Wednesday
Jun 29
June 29, 2022 @ 4:53 am CDT

Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council Opens 2023 RFP

Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council Opens 2023 RFP   By: Shani Golovay | NREC Research Manager We are pleased to announce the solicitation of projects for the crop year 2023 for the Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council (NREC).  NREC’s priority is funding projects that advance the science of products and practices that increase the efficiency of nitrogen and …

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Wednesday
Jun 29
June 29, 2022 @ 4:53 am CDT

Long-term study shows constructed wetlands provide meaningful water quality and wildlife benefits on Central IL farm

Aerial view of the Franklin Research and Demonstration Farm. The three constructed wetland complexes are visible, along with other conservation practices used on the farm (woodland savanna, prairie restoration, floodplain wetlands, grassed waterways, and buffers). Photo by Tim Lindenbaum.   Long-term study shows constructed wetlands provide meaningful water quality and wildlife benefits on Central IL farm By: Adrienne Marino | …

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Wednesday
Jun 29
June 29, 2022 @ 4:53 am CDT

Tillage Benchmarks for Corn in Illinois

A recent University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report posted to FarmdocDaily highlights the financial benefit of reducing tillage based on data gathered from the 300+ farmers enrolled in Illinois Corn Growers Precision Conservation Management Program. [button text=”Read Full Report” link=”https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2020/10/tillage-benchmarks-for-corn-in-illinois.html” style=”default” size=”normal” target=”_self” display=”inline” icon=”no”]  

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Thursday
Sep 03
September 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am UTC+0

P-Workshop: Managing Phosphorus in Conservation Cropping Systems

Basic Illinois Location (Online)

P-Workshop: Managing Phosphorus in Conservation Cropping Systems Join the Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership, American Farmland Trust, and the Upper Macoupin Creek Watershed Partnership for an informative webinar focused on managing phosphorus in conservation cropping systems. Presentations will highlight current research and management tips for farmers and their advisors on best management practices that reduce non-point source phosphorus loading. [button text=”Click …

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