Tag: conservation

Conservation District Update

Did you know you can get a lower property tax assessment on acres in vegetative filter strips & other conservation practices? Find out how plus all the latest on programs & activities from McLean County Soil & Water Conservation District with our February Ag Update. For more information, visit www.mcleancountyswcd.com/

NREC Investment Insight LIVE!

See the latest research in nutrient loss reduction and protecting water quality at the NREC Investment Insight Live event Thursday, February 13 at the iHotel & Conference Center in Champaign. Speakers include: Lowell Gentry, U of IL Jon Schoonover, SIU Shalamar Armstrong, Purdue Andrew Margenot, U of IL, Wei Zheng, U of IL Angela Kent, … Read More

Lake Bloomington/Evergreen Watershed Plan Meeting

Find out about agriculture’s role in the Lake Bloomington/Evergreen Lake Watershed Plan Update at an upcoming meeting January 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Davis Lodge at Lake Bloomington. Speaker: Jeff Boeckler, Northwater Consulting Farmers and farmland owner participation is encouraged as the plan update will include a look nitrates, tillage practices and nutrient loss … Read More

Conservation Cropping Seminar

Check out the innovative ideas and ways to manage your inputs for healthy soils at the 2020 Conservation Cropping Seminar January 22 at the DoubleTree in Bloomington. Speakers include: Rick Clark, IL/IN Farmer Brian Young, Weed Scientist at Purdue Hans Kok, Soil Health Consultant, IN The cost is $20 and includes lunch. Registration deadline January … Read More