State Conservationist Ivan Dozier announced the submission deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program applications to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2023 is Feb. 3.
Illinois has to step up its game in protecting its environment. Last year, the state enacted the Climate & Equitable Jobs Act, which was a big step forward.
Two major farmland auctions recently attracted capacity crowds, with bidders coming from as far away as Florida and Tennessee. Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company marketed both farms and conducted the live auctions.
Ivan Dozier, Illinois state conservationist, announced the application period for the fiscal year 2023 Agricultural Conservation Easement Program — Wetland Reserve Easements.
The weather in November has been surprising. The warmer temperatures have been really nice. We had a chance to complete many of the projects on our fall to-do list. Harvest around us is going strong and it is a pleasure to see the combines in the field.
State Conservationist Ivan Dozier announced that the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will offer Regional Conservation Partnership Program funding for the Working Lands, Water and Wildlife Partnership throughout Illinois.
Lifelong Montgomery County farmer, Sugar Creek steward and conservation cropping innovator Kenny Cain received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hoosier Environmental Council at the 2022 Greening the Statehouse event in Westfield.
It’s a given that wetlands provide “nature’s kidney” for reducing nutrient losses into waterways and provides wildlife habitat, but a unique project in northern Livingston County took those benefits to another level.
As a young Farm Bureau member, I knew what was happening in my local community. I would occasionally hear about the issues at the Georgia state house or in Congress.
Emerging opportunities for carbon markets and carbon sequestration have caught the attention of a wide range of specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
A pair of ospreys that nested near live electrical lines atop a northern Indiana utility pole now have a safer home thanks to a utility crew that moved their nest.
The students and ag teachers, those are the two things Kent Weber will miss when he retires from teaching at Seneca Township High School at the end of the school year.
Dec. 1, 1981-May 2, 2022 are important dates in the life of Blake Roderick, retiring executive director of Pike-Scott Farm Bureau. These dates of Blake’s employment as manager are important; however, the dash between the dates tells the story.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources issued updated public recommendations regarding wild birds and the EA H5N1 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza currently impacting some wild and domestic bird species.
Aldo Leopold was a man ahead of his time. Not many folks were thinking about land restoration and soil health back in the 1930s.