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Nonprofit sustainable ag advocate and promoter
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We are interested in full range of sustainble ag options in northeast Illinois that can generate ag income while also preserving some ecological integrity. Oak savannas are a key element of the ecology here. It would be ideal to have savanna-based farming options here over time for both farmers and ecologically-focused landowners.
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