American Farmland Trust news
Three finalists have been selected for the inaugural Illinois Leopold Conservation Award.
Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership announced the publication of the first Cover Crop Incentive Directory for Illinois. The directory aims to provide a clear comparison of several programs that offer payment incentives to Illinois farmers for growing cover crops.
Smart growth and investment in America’s downtowns and main streets must occur now to secure the land that grows our food, according to American Farmland Trust’s new report “Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future” and the accompanying web mapping tool.
American Farmland Trust began taking applications July 13 for the Illinois Cover Crop Initiative program in Illinois.
The American Farmland Trust accepted the Partner of Conservation Award for its work in the Illinois Vermilion Headwaters Watershed.
The Livingston County Soil and Water Conservation District held its 77th annual meeting at the Precision Technology Institute.
After three years of changing the grazing practices, John Hogeland has seen a significant change in the heath of the pasture.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded a $156,000 Section 604B Clean Water Act grant to American Farmland Trust for advancing water quality goals in Illinois’ Vermilion Headwaters Watershed.
Building a consensus around profitability and environmental sustainability is the fundamental hurdle in efforts to improving soil health and water quality.
Thousands of listeners “tuned in” to a tele-town hall meeting with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack hosted by American Farmland Trust.