Extension Ag Update
November/December 2006
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Erosion Rates in Illinois Holding Fast
There is bad news and good news for soil erosion trends in Illinois. More

No-Till Tops Conventional Tillage for First Time Ever in Illinois
Conventional tillage is no longer so conventional.  For the first time ever, the percentage of cropland planted with no-till has surpassed conventional tillage in Illinois, according to the 2006 Soil Erosion and Crop Tillage Survey. More

Weed Free Forage and Mulch Demand Rising
Illinois Crop will again offer the North American Weed Managers Association (NAWMA) weed free certification program in 2007. More

Rural Route 2 Is Available at 1-800-468-1834.
The Rural Route 2 service is designed to help farm families get through tough times. More