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The Illinois Dept of Agriculture is hosting three regional conservation cropping seminars later this month to assist farmers and landowners in employing best management practices. Joe Bybee of IDOA says the seminars, That take place on Jan 24th in Rockford, January 25 in Jacksonville and Jan 26 in Carbondale have a regional flavor and offer Certified Crop Adviser credits.

Registration can be done online for the IDOA seminars through the Champaign County SWCD office.

Or you can check with your local SWCD or County Farm Bureau for registration information. Again, the daylong seminars are only $20.00 and lunch is included, Jan 24 in Rockford, Jan 25 in Jacksonville and Jan 26 in Carbondale.