Don Guinnip

Agronomy: Time to Act

Anticipation and excitement are developing across Illinois as spring planting approaches.  Along with those seasonal expectations, we need a conscientious examination of our land and water stewardship responsibilities.  Illinois’ natural resources have treated farmers well.  It's time that we do a better job of improving and preserving those resources. Several Illinois soybean farmers just returned from a water quality fact-finding visit to the Delmarva Peninsula.  Our question: Is the present situation regarding nutrient management there to become the future here?  We hope not.  But only the determined engagement of all Illinois producers will avert the DelMarVa solution from coming [...]

By |May 11, 2015|
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