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  1. Alfalfa and Vegetable Production

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    Organic Farmers Steve Pincus and Beth Kazmar, of Tipi Produce, discuss how and why they use alfalfa. Footage was taken during a field day on their farm outside of Madison Wisconsin. http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M4077

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    • An Introduction to Companion Planting

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      Horticulturalist Abram Bicksler explains the hows and whys of companion planting. His talk is paired with useful slides, recommended readings and sprinkled with a bit of history. A sound introduction! …

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      • A Sustainable Research Agroecosystem

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        A multidisciplinary team of planners, landscape architects and engineers created a comprehensive sustainable design for the University of Illinois's research farm. This talk is a excellent…

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        • Cultivating Food Democracy: Victory Gardens for the 21st Century

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          Farmer and writer Terra Brockman explores the colorful history of victory gardens and explains how a return to citizen gardening could create healthful, secure and community-driven food systems. Ms.…

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          • Energy Grasses: From Field to Furnace at the 09 Farm Progress Show

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            Farmers were introduced to an end to end energy grass economy at the 09 Farm Progress Show. Join them in learning about the grasses, how they're grown, how they're processed, and how communities…

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            • Energy Grass Furnace for Illinois Homes

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              Natural Resources Educator Gary Letterly introduces the Christian County Extension office's biomass furnace. The furnace has been modified to burn energy grass pellets from the Dudley Smith…

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              • Fallow Land and Soil Structure

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                Farmer Henry Brockman makes the case for two year rest cycles for vegetable soils. Footage was shot during a field day at his family's Mackinaw River Valley farm in Illinois. henrysfarm.com/ Fall…

              • Farm Bill Underserves Low-Income Farmers

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                In the 1930's, farm commodity support programs helped small farmers survive the great depression. Who do they serve now? Dr. Robert Thompson, Gardner endowed chair of agricultural policy at…

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                • Farmer Allen Williams Discusses Pros and Cons of EQIP Organic Initiative

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                  • Federal Commodity Support and Campaign Contributions Side by Side

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                    How much government support goes to which agricultural commodities? How much money do those supported producers give back to politicians? Dr. Robert Thompson, Gardner Endowed Chair of Agricultural…

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                    • Groundbreaking New Equipment for Mechanical Cover Crop Control

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                      Farmer Allen William's new Case True Tandem Vertical Tillage Machine controls rye and hairy vetch in one pass without greatly disturbing the soil. He discusses this revolutionary mechanical…

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                      • Local Food Now Served Regularly at Illinois' Bevier Cafe

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                        The U of I's Bevier Cafe is now regularly serving locally grown meat and produce to satisfied patrons. This movie captures and celebrates this milestone for regional producers and eaters.…

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