Today’s agriculture requires efficient, profitable and sustainable production practices – all closely interconnected to reach the goals of environmental responsibility. Dr. Kaiyu Guan and Yang Qu of the University of Illinois are assessing cover crops at the regional scale for Illinois
Who is NREC? Watch the video to learn what we do.
Illinois NREC is seeking input from our stakeholders as we work to develop our 2019 Research Priorities. Input from last year’s survey helped to identify several new projects and expand existing research into Southern Illinois. Please take a few minutes to add your thoughts to the dialogue. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NRECResearch19
Illinois NREC is working hard to bring you research results and answer questions that you have about farming practices that can help address the goals of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. These monthly one-pagers help bridge the gap between research and real-world application. Investment Insight May 2018_FINAL
Featured this month is research by Lowell Gentry from the University of Illinois.
The Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council (NREC) met in December to determine what projects would be funded for 2018. The Council reviewed recommendations made by the NREC Research Committee to determine their choices and how each new project fit within NREC’s priorities. In total, eight new projects were funded for 2018 with 18 ongoing projects that received continuing funding. Click here for a list of funded projects for 2018. 2018 NREC Projects
NREC-funded researchers will be making presentation at University of Illinois Extension Illinois Crop Management Conferences in January and February throughout the state. Download one of the flyers or go directly to the web site: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/csrec/2013conference/