Average Crop, Pasture, and Forest Productivity Ratings for Illinois
This publication presents average 1990's yields of various grain,
forage and tree crops for Illinois soil types under average level
of management. Yield trends are presented in line graphs allowing
quick comparison 82 pg. (B810) To order call University of Illinois
Optimum Productivity Ratings for Illinois Soils
This publication serves as a supplement to B810 and includes
an additional set of crop yield estimates for all Illinois soils
under an optimum level of management. 36 pg. (B811) To order call
University of Illinois at 800-345-6087.
This newsletter is published by I-FARRM, a Strategic Research
Initiative of C-FAR and Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Contributors are from Southern Illinois University Carbondale,
the University of Illinois and Western Illinois University. Content
focuses on farm profitability and rural issues. For more information
contact: I-FARRM Ruralwise News, Office of Economic and Regional
Development, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 150 E. Pleasant
Hill Road, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, 618-536-4451, email@example.com.
Homeowner's Guide to the Gypsy Moth in Illinois
Easy to read, brief and to-the-point information about this moth
relatively new to Illinois. This tabloid offers preventative measures
to help prevent infestation and destruction of trees by the gypsy
moth. Included is a gypsy moth hotline number. (C1370) To order
call University of Illinois at 800-345-6087.
The Disappearing Earth
Discover an exciting new science curriculum on soil erosion.
Follow the exploits of Napoleon Soil and Jane Blonde, secret agent
worms working for E.A.R.T.H. (Espionage Agents with Really Terrific
Hair). This curriculum is appropriate for grades 3-5. The Disappearing
Earth presents science lessons through a 36-page adventure book.
Teacher's guide activities are designed to meet Illinois Learning
Standards in math and science and the National Science Education
Standards. To order request Student Book (SAW-1) from University
of Illinois 800-345-6087.
Bad Guys II: Landscape Pests!
These cards help you keep your lawn, needled evergreens, and
ornamental trees and shrubs safe from unfriendly invaders. Learn
how to control white grubs, bagworm, gypsy moth, lilac borer,
aphids and more. (30 cards) (INHG1) Order from University of Illinois
Signatures on the Land
A new publication created by the Soil and Water Conservation
Society to help increase understanding about the importance of
our nation's working land. This 24-page colorful booklet emphasizes
that food production as well as conservation commodities are gained
from our working land. To order contact Michael Hiembaugh at 515-289-2331
or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.swcs.org
Conservation Tillage Systems and Management
This is a comprehensive resource on crop residue management,
including no-till, ridge-till, mulch-till and strip-till. Chapters
ranging from integrated crop management to wind erosion are written
by a panel of experts in that field. For a copy contact CTIC at
765-494-9555 or online at www.ctic.purdue.edu
The Atlas of America's Polluted Waters, (EPA 840-B-00-002), shows
which water bodies within each state do not meet state water quality
standards. Color-coded maps indicate threatened and impaired streams,
rivers, coastlines, estuaries and lakes based on states' most
recent submission to EPA, generally in 1998, as required by section
303(d) of the Clean Water Act. More than 300,000 miles of rivers
and streams and 5 million acres of lakes do not meet water quality
standards. There is no charge from the National Service Center
for Environmental Publications at www.epa.gov/owow/tmdl/atlas/
Credit Card Smarts
Ten fact sheets in a handy folder will tell you how to select
the right credit cards for your needs, check your credit reports,
manage your debt responsibility and protect your credit record.
(NCR613) To order call University of Illinois at 800-345-6087.
Saving for Financial Success
Learn the goals that lead to financial success, how to find money
to save, and how to plan for retirement in this 54-minute audiocassette.
(AUD-01) To order call University of Illinois at 800-345-6087.
Make Savings Work for You
Certified Financial Planners from the University of Illinois
give you sound advice on savings and investment strategies, asset
allocation, educational resources, savings options and more in
this 90-minute video. (VIDIO-01) To order call University of Illinois