IFB stewardship commitment nears $1M, expands digital education, outreach
Since 2015, approximately 44,000 farmers have learned about stewardship through field days, workshops and other events.
Published January 31, 2019 Source: | Tags: Stewardship, nutrient stewardship, stewardship commitment, NLRS, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, nutrient management, IFB nutrient stewardship grants, Kay Shipman
IFB NLRS efforts represented in state task force aquifer recommendations
New technology, improved education and outreach also included in list of recommendations.
Published January 24, 2019 Source: | Tags: NLRS, nutrient management, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, aquifer, water quality, Lauren Lurkins, Kay Shipman, Mahomet Aquifer Protection Task Force
Stewardship project seeks nutrient tools for irrigators
Project coordinators hope to take local farmers' nutrient stewardship 'to the next level.'
Published December 28, 2018 Source: | Tags: irrigation, nutrient management, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, stewardship, nutrient stewardship, IFB nutrient stewardship grants, on-farm research, Kay Shipman
Midwest Farm Bureaus meet with Region 5 EPA
Farm Bureaus, agency officials discussed water quality, nutrient management, livestock and pesticide registration.
Published December 27, 2018 Source: | Tags: EPA Region 5, building relationships, nutrient management, livestock, pesticide registration, Midwest Farm Bureaus, collaboration, Deana Stroisch
Bureau County milestone increasing nutrient knowledge
Illinois Farm Bureau part of partnership working to install bioreactor, improve water quality in the county.
Published August 29, 2018 Source: | Tags: nutrient management, sustainability, Bureau Acounty Farm Bureau, woodchip bioreactor, nitrates, soil conservation, Ganschow, Kay Shipman