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SPRING SESSION ROUNDUP
AISWCD SUMMER WORKSHOP
FLASHBACK FRIDAY
TWEET OF NOTE
PARTNER EVENT
HABITAT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
Habitat Management Workshop: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • Coffee, donuts and open discussion 8:00 a.m.
  • Presentations start at 8:30 —10 a.m.
  • Local fields tour 10 a.m.—Noon
Vermilion County Farm Bureau Conference Room
1905 US. Route 150, Danville, IL
 
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NEWS
Winnebago County SWCD Awards Scholarship

The Winnebago County Soil and Water Conservation District awarded this year’s scholarship to Winnebago High School senior Danielle Brosend.

Read more via the Journal-Standard
IDNR News Bits

News and events from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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"World's Largest Indoor Hemp Greenhouse to Open in Central Illinois

A Michigan company is seeking to create what its calling “the world’s largest indoor premium hemp facility” in Putnam County. Red White & Bloom (RWB) is acquiring a 3.6 million square foot greenhouse in Granville. The ColorPoint greenhouse has a hemp growing license and hemp processing license from the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

Read more via WEEK.Com 
Soil Health Topic of Women Landowner Session

The Livingston County Soil and Water Conservation District, with support from American Farmland Trust, is hosting a Women Landowner Soil Health Learning Circle on June 6. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Long Point American Legion Hall, 122 E. Fourth St. Lunch and other refreshments will be provided.

Read more via AgriNews
Forest Preserve District to Host Monarchs & Milkweed Festival

Exhibiting organizations include: FermiLab, Kane-DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District, Northern Kane County Wild Ones, and The Conservation Foundation," according to the news release.

Read more via Patch.com
More Illinois National Guard Troops Sent to Flood Zone

Governor J.B. Pritzker has deployed another 200 National Guard troops to southern Illinois to monitor rising water in the region. The additional troops bring to 400 the number patrolling the region threatened by the rising Mississippi and Illinois rivers.

Read more via WGN9

Illinois Incentives Planting Fall Cover Crops in 2020 Budget 

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will adopt and implement a crop insurance reward program for cover crops that American Farmland Trust and a coalition of agriculture, environmental and conservation organizations developed. The program, “Fall Covers for Spring Savings: Crop Insurance Reward Pilot Program,” will help farmers meet the goals of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy by reducing nitrate and phosphorous from non-point sources.

Read more via the No-Till Farmer

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