Illinois Farmers’ Conservation Efforts

Farmers are committed to preserving our water and protecting our land. Learn more about how Illinois farmers are implementing good nutrient management right on their own farms!

Jeff Kirwan, Mercer County, uses cover crops to scavenge nutrients and prevent erosion

Michele Aavang, McHenry County, implements good fertilizer management with manure and split application of N

David Erickson, Knox County, discusses his no-till soybeans

Chad Schutz, Greene County, shows off his cover crops



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