Conservation Cropping Seminars Offer Ideas to Learn, To Share, To Take Back to the Farm


 

All Seminars are a collaboraton of efforts by:

  

It is our sixth year
talking to and learning from
innovative farmers who use science
and stewardship and courage to
create sustainable operations. 
This year, two stellar speakers will motivate and amaze you with their knowledge and evidence of success.  Don't miss author David Montgomery and "Soil Guy" Ray Archuletta as well as soil health success stories from your own area.  
 
Listen, learn and talk to people who KNOW it will work on your land.  the time to wait is over.  It's time to take action! Join us - join the movement.  Bring YOUR soil back to life! 
 
Online registration is available now (click the
link and choose Make a One Time Payment)
and printable registration forms
will be available soon.   
Lunch Included!
(CCA - 5.5 SWM Credits
Will Be Applied For)
January 22, 2019
Mendota, IL
 
January 23, 2019
Springfield, IL
 
January 24, 2019
O'Fallon, IL
 
 
Conservation Cropping Seminars
Coordinated by:
 
Local Soil & Water Conservation Districts
Illinois Department of Agriculture
USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Illinois Stewardship Alliance
American Farmland Trust
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Illinois Council of Best Management Practices

  

Please Help Us Sponsor These Seminars and Check Out the Benefits for You!

 

Sponsor / Exhibitor Opportunities are as follows:

Platinum $5,000 - up
Exhibitor
Booth
4 registrations
1/2 page
advertisement
all 3 locations
Gold $4,999 - $3,500
Exhibitor
Booth
3 registrations
1/4 page
advertisement
all 3 locations
Silver $3,499 - $1,000
Exhibitor
Booth
2 registrations
1/8 page
advertisement
all 3 loactions
Bronze $999 - $500
Exhibitor
Booth
2 registrations   all 3 locations
Copper $499 - $250
Exhibitor
Booth
    for 1 location

 

Sponsorships can be taken by mail or online through Illinois ePay: Choose make a one-time payment and then your payment category.  

 

Deadline for 2019 Sponsorships will be announced soon.  Late sponsorships will be accepted, but company logos and ads may not be included in seminar proceeding booklets due to printing deadlines. 

Contact the following for more information:

Elliot Lagacy

Marty McManus

Joe Bybee

 

2018 Sponsors:

Platinum:
American Farmland Trust
 
Gold:
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Monsanto
USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service
 
Silver:
Compeer Financial
Illinois Stewardship Alliance
ProHarvest Seeds
 
Bronze:
Illinois Farm Bureau
Illinois Soybean Association
Midwest Grass & Forage
Saddle Butte Ag
Salford Group Inc
 
Copper:
Soil & Water Conservation Society

 

2017 Sponsors:

Gold:
Illinois Department of Agriculture
USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service
American Farmland Trust
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Monsanto
 
Silver:
1st Farm Credit
Illinois Corn Growers Association 
ProHarvest
 
Bronze:
Salford Group Inc
Saddle Butte Ag
 
Copper:
Midwest Grass and Forage (Jacksonville)
Hendrickson Flying and Mark Seed (Rockford)
Gypsoil (Carbondale)
AgriEnergy Resources
Hendrickson Flying Service
Mark Seed Resources
 
 
2016 Sponsors:
1st Farm Credit

Ag Production Specialists

American Farmland Trust

C.D. Ford and Sons Inc

Gypsoil

Illinois C-BMP

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

The Illinois Stewardship Alliance

Lindell Aerial Ag Service

Midwest Grass & Forage

Monsanto

ProHarvest Seeds

Salford Group Inc

Saddle Butte Ag

Schertz Aerial Service Inc

 
2015 Sponsors:

1st Farm Credit

American Farmland Trust

First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust

Gypsoil

Illinois C-BMP

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

The Illinois Stewardship Alliance

Lincoln Heritage RC&D

Midwest Grass & Forage

NB&T

Orthman Manufacturing

Salford Group Inc

Schertz Aerial Service Inc

The Nature Conservancy

USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service

 

2014 Sponsors:

Platinum

American Farmland Trust

 

Gold

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Monsanto

USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service

 

Silver

Farm Credit Services

The Illinois Stewardship Alliance

North Central SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education)

ProHarvest Cover 365

 

Bronze

American Family Insurance - Angie Siddell Agency

Bureau County SWCD

Byron Seeds LLC

Champaign County SWCD

Curless Flying

Farm Air Inc.

Gypsoil

Jefferson County SWCD

JM Innovations

LaSalle County SWCD

Mark Seed Company

McLean County SWCD

Midwest Grass & Forage

Mosaic

Saddle Butte Ag

Salford Group Inc

Schertz Aerial Service, Inc