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Illinois Farmers Implementing Best Management Practices for Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

12/21/2016

Recent results from the USDA/NASS Producer Survey show marked improvements in the implementation of practices outlined in the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. 

 “This survey is proof that our agricultural community has a good story to tell,” said Warren Goetsch, Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA).  “Illinois farmers are taking ownership of these uses, specifically agricultural non-point nutrient loss, and they are willing and able to meet the challenge through voluntary involvement and best management practice adoption.  They are truly doing a great job!”

Learn more from the press release issued by the USDA, Nutrient Research Education Council (NREC), IDOA and the Illinois Farm Bureau HERE.