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December 2012 //
Vol. 30 // No. 2
12-21-2012
Welcome to the new Partners! In this issue, we’re recapping our exciting 30th anniversary year, and we’re doing it in a new format – shorter and sweeter than ever. So click along for a look at our 2012 achievements, a peek at 2013, and a big thank-you to our loyal Medal Members.
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CTIC Celebrates 30 Years of Putting Conservation on the Ground
CTIC marked its 30th anniversary by demonstrating our mission – bringing nearly 200 ag conservation leaders together and convening panel discussions on the past, present and future of conservation agriculture.
Medal Member Recognition
All of us at CTIC thank our Medal Members, the companies, institutions and individuals whose generosity helps us achieve our mission of championing and promoting conservation agriculture.
2012 Conservation In Action Tour Flows Through the Delta
Nearly 250 CTIC members and friends got an up-close look at erosion control, nutrient management, habitat enhancement and herbicide-resistant weed management in the Mississippi Delta.
Cover Crop Bonanza Nearly Doubles Acreage Goal
Enthusiastic farmers in the Great Lakes region planted more than 27,500 acres of cover crops as part of the Great Lakes Cover Crop Initiative, leaving the project’s three-year, 15,000-acre goal far behind.
Indian Creek Tour Draws More than 150
More than 150 people toured conservation projects in the Indian Creek watershed in Livingston County, Ill., last July, exploring an array of conservation projects in the busy drainage.
WIIN Watershed Network Launched With Webinar
The Watershed Implementation and Innovation Network (WIIN) is a new, vibrant online community and learning network for watershed project managers throughout the Mississippi River Basin.
Join, Renew or Step Up
Now is the time to join CTIC or renew your membership. If you’re renewing, please consider stepping up to the next level of membership. You’ll receive extra member benefits, and you’ll help advance CTIC’s mission.
Coming in 2013: CIA Tour, Cover Crop Survey
The excitement of 2012, our 30th anniversary year, is still ringing in our ears as we prepare for still more great opportunities in 2013.