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Resources for farmers and landowners.


Photo: Planting Into Strips by Emilie Watkins

District Cost-Share

Each year, the Kankakee County SWCD offers financial assistance to farmers implementing conservation practices such as cover crops, strip-till, no-till, pollinator habitat, well sealing, and more. 

A tool for farmers.

Check real-time soil temperature and moisture readings from farm fields in Kankakee County.

Soil on Demand

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Photo: Field Work by Crystal Sauder


Photo: Tiling by Emilie Watkins

Ag Contacts

Find contact information for ag service providers, soil testing, tiling, drainage district commissioners, and more. 

Saving Tomorrow's Agriculture Resources (S.T.A.R.) is an initiative developed by farmers ag professionals that offers farm operators and landowners a simple, free, and confidential tool to evaluate their conservation land management practices.



Photo: Cereal Rye by Emilie Watkins

Kankakee County Farm Funding Directory

Many state, federal, local, and private programs have been developed in recent years to assist farmers with implementing conservation practices on their farms. Here is a "one-stop-shop" where you can compare programs to find which might help meet your goals.

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