Area farmers needed for research discussion on conservation practices

Thurs., September 2610:00AMRock Island County Extension Office, Milan, IL University of Illinois Extension is seeking 6 to 10 farmers to participate in a discussion with Illinois and Purdue University researchers about agricultural conservation practices and programs. They would like to talk to farmers who have not yet implemented conservation practices or who use very limited

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Paustian Family Farm to Host Sept. 19 Field Day Near Walcott

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Natural Resource Conservation Service, will host a saturated buffer, water quality and drone field day Thursday, Sept. 19 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Paustian Family Farm, rural Walcott. The event is free,open to families and includes a complimentary meal. Read

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Illinois Nutrient Reduction Strategy Podcast

Did you know that the University of Illinois Extension office has a podcast all about explaining the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy? Click the link below to listen to all of the episodes and get your questions answered! https://soundcloud.com/narrowrow/sets/the-illinois-nutrient-loss

Duck Creek Wild Cleanup Event

The City of Davenport’s Duck Creek Wild program and the Partners of Scott County Watersheds are hosting an Xstream cleanup event “IN” and along Duck Creek on Saturday, September 28th. Click the link below to participate! https://xstreamcleanup.org/upcoming-events

FREE Sustainable Agriculture Workshops

The University of Illinois Extension office has two FREE programs coming up about sustainable farming practices. Click the links to register! Friday Aug. 23, 9:30am-2:30pm- Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategies Workshop & Edge of Field Practices Tour, American Legion, Reynolds, IL https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=20759 Friday, Sept. 6, 10:00am-2:30pm- In-Field Practices Workshop on Nutrient Loss Reduction, Paul Young’s Farm,

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