Stories of Healthy Soil & Clean Water

Speakers announced for 2024 MAGIC of Conservation Annual Meeting & Training Conference

Announcing the lineup of speakers for the 2024 MAGIC of Conservation Annual Meeting & Summer Training Conference. Agenda/Schedule PDF | Conference page | Registration PDF For over 25 years, Central Illinois magician, Mitch Williams, has thrilled audiences throughout the US and internationally. With his home base located in the heart of Illinois, he regularly performs... Continue reading

Group in State Sen. Donald DeWitte office

Contact your Legislator for Loyal to the Soil Education Day

Directors from local Soil & Water Conservation Districts joined the Association of Illinois Soil & Water Conservation Districts plus supporters from the Illinois Soybean Association, University of Illinois Extension, American Farmland Trust, Illinois Stewardship Alliance, the Illinois Environmental Council, and others for Loyal to the Soil Outreach and Education Day Tuesday May 8, 2024, at... Continue reading

USDA Seeks Members for Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for four positions on the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production.  USDA will accept nominations from May 7, 2024, to July 7, 2024. The 12-member Committee, which first convened in March 2022, is part of USDA’s efforts to increase support for urban agriculture... Continue reading