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More Than Two Tillage Passes is Never Profitable According to New Data

Rosalie Trump

July 1st, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM) recently released a summary of 9 years’ worth of in-field conservation data from Illinois farms. Through their data analysis, PCM aims to identify...

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Precision Conservation Management Unveils Annual Data: Insights on Profitability and Sustainability

Rosalie Trump

June 12th, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM) – the premier conservation program of the IL Corn Growers Association and Illinois Soybean Association – will be publishing their annual data book The...

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NEW COVER CROP GUIDE PUBLISHED BY PRECISION CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT

Rosalie Trump

March 7th, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM), a program of IL Corn and the Illinois Soybean Association, released a new cover crop guidebook this month in Prairie Farmer Magazine. PCM has conducted...

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Payments Available for 2023 Cover Crops Through Farmers for Soil Health

February 2nd, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Bloomington, Illinois – Farmers in Illinois can receive incentive payments for cover crops planted in 2023 by enrolling in Farmers for Soil Health by February 28. Farmers for Soil Health is a...

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Illinois Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees

Sand County Foundation

January 10th, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Nominations and applications are now being accepted for the 2024 Illinois Leopold Conservation Award®.   The award honors farmers and forestland owners who go above and beyond in their...

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IL Corn Celebrates Dr. Gary Schnitkey’s One Thousand Published FarmDoc Articles

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Dr. Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Professor in Agricultural and Consumer Economics, authored his one-thousandth article on FarmDoc Daily last month, a website created by the University of...

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Stewart Receives Randy Stauffer Stewardship Award from PCM

Rosalie Trump

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Jean Stewart received the Randy Stauffer Stewardship Award from the IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at their annual meeting on November 21, recognizing his farm conservation work through the...

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Walmart Joins Precision Conservation Management Program

Tara Desmond

August 3rd, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

In March of this year, PepsiCo made a significant $216 million multi-year investment in strategic partnerships with farmer-facing organizations, including Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI), Soil and...

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Precision Conservation Management Releases 2023 Data

June 5th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM), a program of IL Corn and the Illinois Soybean Association, released their annual “Business Case for Conservation” this month in the Prairie Farmer...

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PCM and PepsiCo Partner To Increase Conservation Adoption in Illinois, Kentucky and Nebraska

Lindsay Mitchell

April 13th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM) will be increasing conservation acres in Illinois through a partnership with PepsiCo extending through 2030, according to PCM Director Greg...

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Brown Helps to Serve Farmers in Central IL

Haley Bickelhaupt

March 15th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM) is thrilled to welcome Leyton Brown to the organization as a PCM Specialist.  He will be serving farmers in Champaign, Vermillion, and surrounding...

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New Addition to PCM Specialist Team  

February 20th, 2023  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM) is thrilled to welcome Andrew Hiser as a specialist this February.  He will be serving farmers in Sangamon, Christian, and Macoupin...

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Dr. Laura Gentry to Speak at NASA Booth for 2nd Time at Commodity Classic

Tara Desmond

January 26th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

NASA doesn’t disappoint with their famous Hyperwall.  NASA's Hyperwall is a video wall capable of displaying multiple high-definition data visualizations simultaneously across an arrangement of...

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Leopold Conservation Award Comes to Illinois

Sand County Foundation

December 6th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

A prestigious award program celebrating voluntary conservation on farmland and forestland is coming to Illinois.   The Leopold Conservation Award® recognizes agricultural landowners who inspire...

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Spring Applied Fertilizers are the Most Profitable Option for Illinois Farmers

Peter Metivier

November 11th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Fall-applied nitrogen is not the most profitable nitrogen timing for Illinois farmers according to Precision Conservation Management (PCM) data published in June 2021. Compared to other nitrogen...

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IL Corn and IL Soybean Association are working on bringing the Aldo Leopold Conservation Award to Illinois

Tara Desmond

September 7th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

The Leopold Conservation Award recognizes farmers, ranchers and forestland owners in 24 states for their efforts to improve soil health, water quality and wildlife habitat on their working land....

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Precision Conservation Management Releases 2022 Conservation and Financial Data

Lindsay Mitchell

June 8th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management (PCM), a program of IL Corn and the Illinois Soybean Association, released their annual “Business Case for Conservation” this month in the Prairie Farmer...

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Conservation Corner - Myth Busters

Megan Dwyer

April 28th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Myth: “Planting into cover crops just doesn’t work; it’s too cold for my herbicides to work so I can’t manage cover crops in the spring; if you don’t kill them early, they get out of control; all...

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PCM Welcomes New Employee to Team

Tara Desmond

March 31st, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Darren Cudaback joins the Precision Conservation Management (PCM) team as a specialist in Nebraska. Darren has spent the last 24 years in the ag industry helping producers with marketing programs...

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Illinois Farmers Engaging In State-Specific Efforts, Action, Progress In Reducing Nutrient Loss

Lindsay Mitchell

December 22nd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

              Illinois’ agriculture community continues to focus efforts & investments on conservation   Illinois family farmers are working to preserve the soil and water on their...

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