Illinois NREC Names Executive Director
ILLINOIS NUTRIENT RESEARCH & EDUCATION COUNCIL (NREC) NAMES JULIE ARMSTRONG AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Armstrong will manage and administer the Council’s day-to-day operations. In addition, she will ensure that the organization fulfills its statutory purpose of pursuing nutrient research and providing educational programs to ensure the adoption and implementation of practices that optimize nutrient use efficiency, ensure soil fertility and address environmental concerns with regard to fertilizer use.
Illinois Nitrogen Management Research: Early Results and Approach
NREC 2015 Projects
NREC 2014 Project Report Presentations
Project leaders of the 2014 NREC projects presented their activities and results from the 2014 season at the CCA & NREC session at the IFCA Convention, January 20, 2015. Several reports were recorded and all the slide sets are available for download. View presentations.
NREC Seeks Answers to Fertilizer and Water Quality Issues
PEORIA, Ill. — Science-based research to find the balance between responsible nutrient management, water quality and feeding a growing population continues this year through industry-funded support.
The Nutrient Research and Education Council, now in its third year, will allocate more than $2.4 million to 20 projects in 2015 that have a high probability of identifying systems that will reduce nutrient loss and maintain water quality...[more]
NREC's Role in Reducing Nutrient Losses
NREC Council Member Dale Hadden from IL Farm Bureau reflects upon the importance of NREC's role in the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. Click here
2013 Annual Report
To view the 2013 Annual Report click on image below.
To access the full text of the 2013 project reports, go to the "Research" section.
NREC's Role in Supporting the 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship
Jean Payne, president of the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association, discusses successful funding initiatives to support 4R nutrient stewardship efforts in Illinois.