Technical Service Provider Training
Online courses for learning about developing nutrient management plans.
Illinois Small Farms
Information about upcoming events and resources relating to small farms and sustainable agriculture.
Northwestern Illinois Agricultural R&D Center
The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center is a 320 acre facility, established in 1980 near Monmouth in Warren County. The Center is located on the very productive Argiudoll and Haplaquoll soils.
A wonderful library of links to forestry information and management references for citizens, students, teachers, landowners, environmental groups, natural resource managers, foresters, and loggers.
Manure Share is a manure exchange program that brings gardeners and landscapers searching for organic materials for use in composting or field applications in contact with livestock owners who have excess manure.
Agricultural Safety and Health
The Agricultural Safety and Health program seeks to provide research-based information and resources that assist individuals and organizations in the understanding and prevention of injury and illness while working in and around Illinois agriculture.
A very useful center that will help you better manage and operate your farm operation.
A clearinghouse for resources about composting.
This site includes examples of Illinois Agritourism, information on business development, resources, and upcoming events.
Pesticide Safety Education Program
Fact sheets, newsletters and training information about pesticide safety.
Integrated Pest Management
Comprehensive approach to controlling insects, weeds, and plant pathogens with environmentally and economically sound practices.
Swine Waste: Economical and Environmental Treatment Alternatives (SWEETA)
The SWEETA website includes economic comparisons of using inorganic fertilizer, raw slurry and compost as a soil amendment for corn production, based on actual costs and nutrient analyses.
Brownstown Agronomy Research Center
The Brownstown Agronomy Research Center consists of 208± acres. Of this approximate 208 acres, 160 acres are owned by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and 48 acres are crop shared from landowners adjacent to or in close proximity of the facility.
Orr Agricultural R&D Center
The Orr Research & Demonstration Center includes 478 acres of cropland, pasture and woodland located in western Illinois. ORDC is home to both Crop and Animal Science research.
Crop Sciences Research and Education Center
The Crop Science Research and Education Center maintains 1,000 acres of research fields south of campus, it also includes the Morrow Plots established in 1876 and is the oldest continuous agricultural research field in the United States.
This site provides youth and adults the opportunity to quiz themselves about dairy, beef, horses, sheep and forages.
Agroecology/Sustainable Agriculture Program (ASAP)
ASAP facilitates and promotes research and education which protects Illinois' natural and human resources while sustaining agricultural production.
Soybean Rust (Illinois)
The latest University of Illinois information on soybean rust in Illinois.
Certified Livestock Manager Training
The site gives information about commercial haulers, state and federal rules, manure share program, and the Illinois Manure Management Plan.
Varietal Information Program for Soybeans
VIPS is a tool for the analysis of the performance of soybean varieties.
IDEA - Initiative for the Development of Entrepreneurs in Agriculture - conducts research, develops educational products, and provides services that encourage farmers to incorporate entrepreneurial strategies which direct their marketing efforts to meeting consumer demand.
Soybean Rust (USDA)
The latest USDA informaton on soybean rust.
Variety Testing Program
The University of Illinois Variety Testing program conducts annual crop performance tests to provide farmers, Extension personnel, and private seed companies with agronomic information on hybrids and varieties of the major Illinois field crops.
An interactive mapping system that locates businesses and markets of agricultural products in Illinois, providing an important link between producers and consumers.
University of Illinois Tax School
The Tax School provides quality, self-supported Extension education programs for tax professionals in Illinois.
Cash Rents Podcast
Dr. Gary Schnitkey is a professor and farm management specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois . His activities focus on farm management and risk management.
Illinois Drought Resources
Learn about resources and how to deal with the heat and drought in Illinios.
Bioreactores, control de la napa freática y calidad del agua
El drenaje controlado y los bioreactores pueden utilizarse para limitar la cantidad de nutrientes que pasan a las aguas superficiales y sirven para manejar la humedad del suelo durante las sequías.