Best Management Practices

You make your living from the land. 

 

You have been raised in the country, you’ve worked with Mother Nature all your life, and you understand that if you want the same sort of life for your children, you must preserve and conserve what is in your care.

 

Best management practices are the techniques and methods farmers use to take the best care of the soil, water, air, plants, and animals around them. IL Corn wants to partner with you to help you understand the best science, the best techniques, the best opportunities to care for your natural resources. 

We have programming that will help you test your water for nutrient levels, try out cover crops for the first time, and apply nitrogen in the most responsible way.  Our programming in this area continues to grow!  Please stay plugged in with us to keep learning and growing as a conservationist.

FREE, CONFIDENTIAL WATER TESTING AVAILABLE AT FARM PROGRESS SHOW

August 30th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Public Outreach |  Best Management Practices

Illinois Corn Growers Association is offering farmers free water testing at the Farm Progress Show. The testing identifies a nitrate level in the water sample provided. The process is free of...

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FREE, CONFIDENTIAL WATER TESTING AVAILABLE AT FARM PROGRESS SHOW

August 25th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

Illinois Corn Growers Association is offering farmers free water testing at the Farm Progress Show. The testing identifies a nitrate level in the water sample provided. The process is free of...

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FEW SOIL HEALTH FIELD DAYS REMAIN

August 22nd, 2017  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

What will improve soil health to make farmland more productive, efficient and sustainable for the next generation, and how does it impact the business side? Get the scoop from area farmers and...

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COVER CROP COUPON AVAILABLE TO ICGA MEMBERS

August 11th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Best Management Practices

IL Corn, along with the Zea Mays Foundation, is encouraging farmers to use best management practices on their farms that will reduce nitrate loss by 15% by 2025 and reduce phosphate loss by 25% by...

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ADDITIONAL FIELD DAYS AND SOIL HEALTH MEETINGS SCHEDULED ACROSS ILLINOIS

August 10th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

(ST. LOUIS) – What will improve soil health to make farmland more productive, efficient and sustainable for the next generation, and how does it impact the business side? Get the scoop from area...

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SOIL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP, NCGA ENDORSE NEW LIST OF SOIL HEALTH MEASUREMENTS

August 9th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

(ST. LOUIS) – The Soil Health Partnership has endorsed a set of 19 soil health measurements, encouraging the agriculture industry to quickly adopt them. Once widely adopted, the indicators are...

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