BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — No-till farming is touted as a more sustainable form of agriculture for soil conservation and structure. The land is prepared for farming without mechanically disturbing the soil. By adopting a no-till system, there are countless benefits to the land, the environment and the farmer. And no-till farming contributes to less global warming!
No-till does not have to be only a large farm/field crop operation; it is possible on small acreage, small garden, or even on a raised bed for production of specialty crops. This presentation will discuss what benefits there are of doing no-till, and how to do it, including some potential challenges. Join University of Illinois educators Laurie George & James Theuri as they present on this subject.
The event is free, and we will be glad to have you! To join the presentation, pre-register at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=22360 by June 24, 2020, so that you can receive the join-in instructions. If you need more information, write to the event organizer James Theuri at email@example.com or call 217-300-9518.
Just prior to the webinar date, you will receive a link that will enable you to join in the webinar. Ensure that you have good internet connection, and have updated Java in your computer. I-Pads and tablets tend not to work too well.
A minimum number of participants are needed to hold the event.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Kankakee County Office (815-933-8337) at least two weeks prior to the event.
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