IFB part of group sharing water quality efforts in Utah
The collaboration can serve as a model for other states in the Midwest dealing with their own nutrient loss reduction strategies, according to Karl Williard.
Published June 19, 2019 Source: | Tags: Lauren Lurkins, water quality, protecting the environment, NLRS, nutrient management, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, nutrient stewardship, water resources
State Farm Bureaus meet with Region 5 EPA
Administrator plans to attend an upcoming field day to continue the conversation.
Published May 21, 2019 Source: | Tags: EPA, EPA Region 5, protecting the environment, protecting our environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), nutrient management, water quality, Lauren Lurkins, Deana Stroisch
Field day focus: Moultrie County farmer installing unique buffer design
Pitchfork setup allows more vegetation to take up nutrients, according to creator.
Published March 12, 2019 Source: | Tags: saturated buffer, field day, Moultrie County, nutrient management, stewardship, conservation, edge-of-field stewardship, nutrient loss, protecting our environment, in-field study, Kay Shipman
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