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
IFB official states importance of NASS nutrient stewardship surveys to be sent to more than 1,000 Illinois farmers
Ramsey: Survey is the 'broadest picture we have of nutrient stewardship happening in Illinois.'
Published January 4, 2019 Source: | Tags: USDA NASS, nutrient stewardship, NLRS, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, nutrient stewardship survey, NASS survey, Kay Shipman, Lyndsey Ramsey
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
State sustainability award honors impact by IFB, farmers
A recent meeting between a group of Illinois farmers and EPA officials made a lasting impression, showing that ag's voice is part of the conversation.
Published October 26, 2018 Source: | Tags: sustainability, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, NLRS, Sustainability Award, Kay Shipman
IFB, new partnership eye edge-of-field stewardship
Project could result in expanding list of NLRS practices to include saturated buffers.
Published October 24, 2018 Source: | Tags: Stewardship, conservation, NLRS, water quality, edge-of-field, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, saturated buffer, protecting the environment, Kay Shipman