Farmers all over Illinois have the opportunity to understand the practices that improve soil health and benefit their family farms at Soil Health Partnership field days that will be held all over Illinois throughout July and September 2018.
The farmers hosting these field days on their farms have already implemented innovative management practices that result in economic and environmental benefits. Now, they are anxious to show off their work and the way they have benefited to you so that all of the Illinois agricultural industry might learn how to use soil health to our best advantage.
Registration is open for the following events. Be sure to mark your calendar and register today!
July 12: 9 AM - 4 PM
Strip-Till Demo Day
July 26: 8:30 AM-NOON
Lake Springfield Soil Health Field Day
July 26: 4 PM
Vermilion Headwaters Field Day
September 4: 9 AM - 1 PM
Kirk Kimble Water Quality Site
Cover Crop Plot Field
September 14: 1 PM - 3 PM
Greg Thoren Field Day
These field days are hosted by Illinois farmers and led by the Soil Health Partnership whose goal is to provide a platform for sharing information from farmers to farmers, with the support and resources to benefit farmers’ bottom lines and agricultural sustainability.
Find out more about each field day, or find out about opportunities to learn more in other states by clicking here.
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