SIU scientists share studies on nutrient management, water quality at IFB Field Day
The Field Day was sponsored by SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council and Illinois Farm Bureau.
Published July 9, 2019 Source: | Tags: SIUC Field Day, SIUC, Southern Illinois University, Kay Shipman, nutrient management, water quality, Illinois NREC
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
Henry County farmer: Clear WOTUS definition needed
Proposed Clean Water Rule should provide clarity, help farmers plan and install projects to enhance water and soil quality.
Published March 19, 2019 Source: | Tags: Clean Water Rule, Clean Water Clear Rules, farmer comments, WOTUS, water quality, conservation, waters of the U.S., Deana Stroisch, Henry County
IFB testifies in support of Clean Water Rule
Proposed rule establishes six categories considered "waters of the United States." IFB comments also urge several exclusions from the rule.
Published March 1, 2019 Source: | Tags: Clean Water Rule, Clean Water Rule 2018, Clean Water Clear Rules, Deana Stroisch, Lauren Lurkins, water quality, protecting the environment
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