AG POLICY NEWS
Conservation, Covers and CSP
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:17 PM CDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (DTN) -- Solving local water-quality challenges is not a one-size-fits-all proposition, but a farmer-led tour of conservation practices offers a snapshot of the growing toolbox available for farmers to practice conservation.

A tour last week in the Indian Creek Watershed in north-central Illinois showed how farmers and their conservation partners are targeting area water-quality problems by implementing more conservation practices on working lands. The watershed has about 51,000 acres of farms draining into the Vermilion River.

The Conservation Technology Information Center hosted a farm tour in the watershed to spotlight conservation practices being implemented as well as ongoing ...

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