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Nutrient Stewardship Field Day

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore the latest research and conservation practices to improve nutrient management and protect water quality July 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at Illinois State University Research Farm.

Check out new opportunities for your farm and find out where agriculture fits in current Lake Bloomington and Evergreen Lake protection efforts.

The program includes:

  • Illinois State University Cover Crop Research – Rob Rhykerd Ph.D., Nicholas Heller Ph.D. and Bill Perry Ph.D.
  • Lake Bloomington and Evergreen Lake Watershed Plans, Jeff Boeckler, Northwater Consulting
  • Nutrient Management and Paired Watershed Research, Shalamar Armstrong Ph.D., Purdue University
  • Discover the Benefits of CoverCress – a New Winter Oilseed Crop, Chris Aulbach, CoverCress Inc.

Plus research site visits to a saturated buffer strip and cover crop plots.

The event is free & lunch will be provided.

Details

Date:
July 12
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Venue

Illinois State University Research Farm
25578 ISU Farm Lane
Lexington, IL 61753 United States
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