Association of Illinois Soil And Water Conservation Districts

“Soil health protects farmers, taxpayers”

“Soil health protects farmers, taxpayers”

(Via Herald & Review) Decatur – Illinois farmers are losing their soil at record rates. Conservationists know how to stop the problem, but they say improvements aren’t happening because of an industry-wide trend. Farmers don’t own the land they work on. Nonfarming landlords own 80 percent of U.S. farmland, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Continue Reading “Soil health protects farmers, taxpayers”