Virt Watch a virtual farm tour with southeast Iowa cover croppers Mike and Mark Jackson. ual Cover Crop Field Day Watch the recording of this virtual field day.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 —– 3:00 to 4:00 pm (EDT) As food system educators, are we making progress in reaching equity goals in our organizations? What is limiting us from using an equity lens in our work? What are we most interested in learning more about, and where and what are the examples that illustrate […]
Student Input Session Hey.. members of Illinois student body are needed to help draft the 2020 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP). Please go share your thoughts about how to achieve campus sustainability and carbon neutrality goals by 2050. iSEE is looking for input from creative and collaborative students from all disciplines who have a passion […]
Teachers and high school students who want to lead are invited to accept the “30 by 2030” challenge on January 30, 2020 at Pontiac High School 1100 East Indiana Ave. | Pontiac, IL 61764 . Participants will take action through a “hack-a-thon” ! The 30 by 30 goal is to develop and pass legislation to […]
Don’t miss the Savanna Institute’s gathering http://www.savannainstitute.org/2019-perennial-farm-gathering.html The meeting takes place in beautiful Sinsinawa Mound Center in Iowa Dec 6 and 7. Their program looks great!
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is looking for someone to lead a team of 20+ staff and interns, collaborate with multiple partners, and oversee field restoration efforts. It is a great opportunity for someone who can inspire a team, works well with people, and has restoration experience. Qualifications Leadership and mentorship: Committed to fostering […]
The Pathways Student Intern positions were announced today on USAJobs.gov. Please share these announcements with any students who might be interested in working with NRCS. Please encourage students to apply early as application numbers are capped this year. Pathways Student Trainee Soil Conservationist Positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548598100 Pathways Student Trainee Engineering Positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548599900
Philippe Baveye, Professor AgroParisTech, Université Paris-Saclay, Beckman and ASAP Sponsored Seminar 2.00 PM Sept 26th Monsanto Room ACES Library- Open to the public Will help launch a partnership between Beckman and ACES to explore possibilities for use of advanced imagery to answer vital soil health questions and foster growth of a vibrant UIUC plant and […]
This conference on local and regional food systems, sponsored by the Illinois Farm Bureau, looks like it will provide some great information for folks interested in local marketing. Pre-registration closes in one week. REISTER NOW! www.ilfb.org/livelocal Talks and breakout sessions address a variety of things, including food safety, policy, networking, technical assistance, one-on-one consulting, and community development. […]
Come to the aMAIZEing organic field day at the University of Illinois! 8:30-11.30 / July 19, 2018 3100 North Rising Road Champaign, IL 61822 HIGHLIGHTS Tour the organic corn breeding plots near the U of I campus Why do we need organic seed? Learn the ins and outs of the organic seed system! Try your […]