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Illinois Releases Final State Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy to Reduce Pollution Loading to Illinois Waters and the Gulf of Mexico

07/22/2015 13:44
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2015 Contacts: Illinois EPA                          Dept. of Agriculture Kim...

NRCS Announces Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Sign-up in Illinois.

06/15/2015 07:39
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2015               Contact: Paige Buck, Public Affairs (217) 353.6606         Paige.Buck@il.usda.gov  Web: www.il.nrcs.usda.gov     NRCS Announces...

RCPP Funds Available for 2016

06/15/2015 07:36
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2015        Contact: Paige Buck, Public Affairs (217) 353.6606 RCPP Funds Available for 2016 Champaign, IL--Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will direct...

IDOA SCHEDULES CLEAN SWEEP COLLECTION IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS

05/05/2015 11:07
Program Will Safely Dispose of Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides SPRINGFIELD, IL. - Residents of seven central Illinois counties can dispose of unwanted agrichemicals for free this year through the Illinois Department of Agriculture's (IDOA) agricultural pesticide "Clean Sweep" program.  A...

Cover Crop Cost? There's An NRCS App For That!

03/09/2015 09:18

NRCS Sign-Up: 2015 Conservation Stewardship Program General Sign Up

02/02/2015 10:12
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2015             Contact: Paige Buck, Public Affairs (217) 353.6606   NRCS Sign-Up: 2015 Conservation Stewardship Program General Sign Up   Champaign, IL,  Jan. 29, 2015–The U.S....

USDA selects first projects of new, innovative program

01/16/2015 09:35
    Public Affairs Illinois Natural Resources Conservation Service 2118 West Park Court Champaign, Illinois 61821 (217) 353-6606  Paige.Buck@il.usda.gov Web:...

5 Questions to Ask About Cover Crops

01/12/2015 09:15
          5 Questions to Ask About Cover Crops Edith Munro01/06/2015 @ 10:52am     Cover crop decisions can be initially overwhelming. “Details –...

UofI Farm Program Seminars

12/15/2014 10:44
Farm program seminars   URBANA, Ill. – For farm owners and operators who could benefit from assistance in navigating the choices in the Agricultural Act of 2014, help is on the way.  The seminars are free and will be offered in 14 locations across Illinois in January and February. Each...

CERTIFIED LIVESTOCK MANAGER TRAINING WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED

11/24/2014 13:20
CERTIFIED LIVESTOCK MANAGER TRAINING WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Workshops have been scheduled to provide Illinois livestock producers the manure management training they need to meet the requirements of the state's Livestock Management Facilities Act.  The Certified Livestock...

 

Conservation Compliance and Highly Erodible Land 

In regards to Conservation Compliance and Highly Erodible Land requirements, please read the following news release... Change$ to Good Faith Provi$ion for HEL violation$.