3.5 Acre Research Lake
Our Research Lake is just over 3.5 acres. Located in the center of the Arboretum North site, ... installed by Igel Construction with 396 tons of bentonite mixed with soil. The 3.5-acre lake at our ... retained this buffer zone that would include the lake area and our Arboretum North site. This buffer zone ...
Choosing a Pest Management Company
Services Pest Management Basics Proper pest identification is the most important aspect for proper control. ... your local pest management company. A single insect or rodent does not necessarily need to be ... just one of the tools for pest management. Professional pest management companies have the training and ...
Dollar Spot on Turfgrass
resting bodies called stomata, which may live for long periods on grass clippings, in thatch, or in soil ... temperatures exceed 90 degrees F. Turfgrass growing under dry soil conditions is more susceptible than when ... adequate soil moisture is provided. Damage is usually more severe if there is a deficiency of nitrogen. ...
Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals
accomplished by management systems that add high amounts of biomass to the soil, cause minimal soil ... matter has been lost from our cropland mainly through plowing, which makes soil more likely to erode. ... unnecessary on most soils. We know from historic agricultural research plots at the University of Illinois and ...
Trees on Our Campus
teaching and research. Our Arboretum North boasts many tree collections: Colour Columbus 1,000 Native Tree ... An arboretum is by definition, "a botanical garden dedicated to trees." While our ... Collection, Donald Mayhew Memorial Grove, our diverse Willow Collection, and Andy Geiger Buckeye Collection. ...
Agriculture Fertilizer Recertification Webinar- March 1
Live Recertification Online Webinars One Hour Agriculture Fertilizer Recertification March 1, ... 2023 Register for Agricultural Fertilizer Recertification Links to the webinars rooms will be emailed ... Register Here for Agriculture Fertilizer Recertification Webinar Walcom Registration W-9 Transferring, ...
Membership and Giving
our mission of providing an extensive and diverse plant collection for education, research, and ... enjoyment. Because we are largely self-supporting, the generous contributions of our members are essential ... for our operations and programs, helping us to buy the plants, tools, and other resources that are ...
Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops
can best utilize nutrients, managing your nitrogen source, and comparing the total cost of fertilizer ... compare single nutrient fertilizers. Calculating Fertilizer Cost Based on Soil-Test Results Rarely do ... the nutrient level of the soil and the amounts of lime and fertilizers necessary to achieve ...
Worker Protection Standard (WPS)
to growers who own or manage a farm, forest, nursery, or greenhouse where pesticides are used in ...
Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart
prevent stress can greatly reduce the risk of a heart-related health issue. Manage Stress An important ... piece to heart disease prevention is managing stress. Stress makes the heart beat faster to get the body ... immune system Suggestions for Managing Stress Are: Take time out each day to relax. Maintain a healthy ...