Cover crop field day draws farmers from three states
County Farm Bureau coalition hosts event showcasing research, potential soil improvements and a panel discussion focused on effects of prolonged cover crop use.
Published April 5, 2019
cover crop field day, cover crops, field day, conservation, stewardship, soil health, agronomy, Hamilton County, Wabash Valley Stewardship Alliance, Lauren Lurkins, IFB Nutrient Stewardship Grant, Doug Anderson
Moultrie County farm puts saturated buffer designs to the test
Side-by-side comparison of different buffers promises to deliver valuable research, cutting-edge nutrient management.
Published April 3, 2019
Moultrie County, field day, conservation, saturated buffer, Southern Illinois University, research, Lyndsey Ramsey, protecting our environment, Kay Shipman, Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council
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
saturated buffer, field day, Moultrie County, nutrient management, stewardship, conservation, edge-of-field stewardship, nutrient loss, protecting our environment, in-field study, Kay Shipman