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  • PED threatens summertime tradition of showing pigs at county fairs

    PED threatens summertime tradition of showing pigs at county fairs

    Sunday, April 27 2014 1:31 AM EDT2014-04-27 05:31:24 GMT
    The nationwide outbreak of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus not only stands to take a toll on pigs, but it also could hamper the summertime tradition of showing pigs at county fairs. "We'll see a decline in the amount of hogs that are exhibited, especially people that have sow operations at home," said Pat Fisher, University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth specialist and co-county program director in Pike County. "People are being more a...
    The nationwide outbreak of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus not only stands to take a toll on pigs, but it also could hamper the summertime tradition of showing pigs at county fairs. "We'll see a decline in the amount of hogs that are exhibited, especially people that have sow operations at home," said Pat Fisher, University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth specialist and co-county program director in Pike County. "People are being more a...
  • What is porcine epidemic diarrhea?

    What is porcine epidemic diarrhea?

    Sunday, April 27 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-04-27 05:29:37 GMT
    º Porcine epidemic diarrhea is a virus that causes significant sickness in swine, affecting their growth and health, and causes high mortality in piglets. º The disease is common in parts of Asia and Europe but is not reportable to the World Organization for Animal Health. º PED only affects pigs and is not a food-safety concern. º The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of PED in this country May 16, 2013. As of April 5, more than 5,500 cases have been confirmed in ...
    º Porcine epidemic diarrhea is a virus that causes significant sickness in swine, affecting their growth and health, and causes high mortality in piglets. º The disease is common in parts of Asia and Europe but is not reportable to the World Organization for Animal Health. º PED only affects pigs and is not a food-safety concern. º The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of PED in this country May 16, 2013. As of April 5, more than 5,500 cases have been confirmed in ...
  • Brothers carry on trucking business in award-winning fashion

    Brothers carry on trucking business in award-winning fashion

    Tuesday, February 26 2013 12:22 PM EST2013-02-26 17:22:36 GMT
    By DEBORAH GERTZ HUSAR Herald-Whig Staff Writer CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Jim and Bob Baucom learned a lot from their dad about how to run a successful trucking business. "Dad's philosophy always was, you
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Jim and Bob Baucom learned a lot from their dad about how to run a successful trucking business. "Dad's philosophy always was, you do the best job you possibly can for the most reasonable price you...
  • Springfield couple showcases 'labor of love' with tree farm field day

    Springfield couple showcases 'labor of love' with tree farm field day

    Thursday, March 29 2012 4:46 PM EDT2012-03-29 20:46:59 GMT
    FISHHOOK, Ill. -- Greg and Pat Zak were looking for a place to hunt and camp in Pike County. They ended up with almost 300 acres of timber and a statewide award to recognize their effort.
    FISHHOOK, Ill. -- Greg and Pat Zak were looking for a place to hunt and camp in Pike County. They ended up with almost 300 acres of timber and a statewide award to recognize their effort. The Zaks, the 2010 Illinois...
  • Focus on Agriculture: Weather impacts biomass feedstock production and harvest

    Focus on Agriculture: Weather impacts biomass feedstock production and harvest

    Thursday, March 29 2012 4:45 PM EDT2012-03-29 20:45:53 GMT
    The weather in Illinois affects everything, including current research in the development of biomass as an energy source.
    The weather in Illinois affects everything, including current research in the development of biomass as an energy source.
  • First State Bank dinner-seminar to highlight ag strategies

    First State Bank dinner-seminar to highlight ag strategies

    Friday, January 25 2013 3:10 PM EST2013-01-25 20:10:22 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- First State Bank of Illinois will hold its 26th annual Ag Strategies dinner-seminar at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in the First Baptist Church community room just off the northeast
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- First State Bank of Illinois will hold its 26th annual Ag Strategies dinner-seminar at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in the First Baptist Church community room just off the northeast corner of the Carthage...
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  • Friday's Close Nov. 21, 2014

    Friday's Close Nov. 21, 2014

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:51 PM EST2014-11-22 01:51:12 GMT
    Friday's Close Nov. 21, 2014 ADM-Quincy Nov. '14 Corn$3.51 Dec. '14 Corn$3.55 Jan. '15 Corn$3.50 Feb. '15 Corn$3.50 March '15 Corn$3.75 April '15 Corn$3.79 May '15...
    Friday's Close Nov. 21, 2014 ADM-Quincy Nov. '14 Corn$3.51 Dec. '14 Corn$3.55 Jan. '15 Corn$3.50 Feb. '15 Corn$3.50 March '15 Corn$3.75 April '15 Corn$3.79 May '15...
  • Thursday's Close Nov. 20, 2014

    Thursday's Close Nov. 20, 2014

    Thursday, November 20 2014 8:54 PM EST2014-11-21 01:54:42 GMT
    Thursday's Close Nov. 20, 2014 ADM-Quincy Nov. '14 Corn $3.48 Dec. '14 Corn $3.55 Jan. '15 Corn $3.48 Feb. '15 Corn $3.51 March '15 Corn $3.76 April '15 Corn $3.80 May '15 Corn $3.87 J/J '15 Corn $3.92 Oct. '15 Corn $3.72 Nov. '15 Corn $3.76 Dec. '15 Corn $3.86 Nov. '14 Beans $10.10 Dec. '14 Beans $10.18 Jan. '15 Beans $10.18 Feb. '15 Beans $10.21 March '15 Beans $10.28 April '15 Beans $10.31 May '15 Beans $10.38 J/J '15 Beans $10.43 Oct. '15 Beans $9.79 Nov. '15 B...
    Thursday's Close Nov. 20, 2014 ADM-Quincy Nov. '14 Corn $3.48 Dec. '14 Corn $3.55 Jan. '15 Corn $3.48 Feb. '15 Corn $3.51 March '15 Corn $3.76 April '15 Corn $3.80 May '15 Corn $3.87 J/J '15 Corn $3.92 Oct. '15 Corn $3.72 Nov. '15 Corn $3.76 Dec. '15 Corn $3.86 Nov. '14 Beans $10.10 Dec. '14 Beans $10.18 Jan. '15 Beans $10.18 Feb. '15 Beans $10.21 March '15 Beans $10.28 April '15 Beans $10.31 May '15 Beans $10.38 J/J '15 Beans $10.43 Oct. '15 Beans $9.79 Nov. '15 B...
  • Wednesday's Close Nov. 19, 2014

    Wednesday's Close Nov. 19, 2014

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 9:47 PM EST2014-11-20 02:47:28 GMT
    ADM-Quincy Nov. '14 Corn $3.33 Dec. '14 Corn $3.43 Jan. '15 Corn $3.38 Feb. '15 Corn $3.41 March '15 Corn $3.86 April '15 Corn $3.70 May '15 Corn $3.77 J/J '15 Corn $3.82 Oct. '15 Corn $3.63 Nov. '15 Corn $3.67 Dec. '15 Corn $3.77 Nov. '14 Beans $9.93 Dec. '14 Beans $10.03 Jan. '15 Beans $10.03 Feb. '15 Beans $10.05 March '15 Beans $10.12 April '15 Beans $10.15 May '15 Beans $10.22 J/J '15 Beans $10.27 Oct. '15 Beans $9.67 Nov. '15 Beans $9.72 Dec. '15 Beans $9.88 ...
    ADM-Quincy Nov. '14 Corn $3.33 Dec. '14 Corn $3.43 Jan. '15 Corn $3.38 Feb. '15 Corn $3.41 March '15 Corn $3.86 April '15 Corn $3.70 May '15 Corn $3.77 J/J '15 Corn $3.82 Oct. '15 Corn $3.63 Nov. '15 Corn $3.67 Dec. '15 Corn $3.77 Nov. '14 Beans $9.93 Dec. '14 Beans $10.03 Jan. '15 Beans $10.03 Feb. '15 Beans $10.05 March '15 Beans $10.12 April '15 Beans $10.15 May '15 Beans $10.22 J/J '15 Beans $10.27 Oct. '15 Beans $9.67 Nov. '15 Beans $9.72 Dec. '15 Beans $9.88 ...
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  • Healing Hearts going on Hy-Vee field trip Dec. 1

    Healing Hearts going on Hy-Vee field trip Dec. 1

    Saturday, November 22 2014 11:23 PM EST2014-11-23 04:23:02 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Blessing Heart and Vascular Center Healing Hearts support group is taking a field trip for its December meeting. Because of that, the group will meet on a different day than usual, and reservations are...
    QUINCY -- The Blessing Heart and Vascular Center Healing Hearts support group is taking a field trip for its December meeting. Because of that, the group will meet on a different day than usual, and reservations are...
  • Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:01 AM EST2014-11-21 14:01:14 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
  • Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:53 AM EST2014-11-21 13:53:38 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
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  • Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir to perform Nov. 30

    Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir to perform Nov. 30

    Saturday, November 22 2014 6:26 PM EST2014-11-22 23:26:32 GMT
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir will be perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, in the Brown County High School auditorium. This will be the fifth public performance for both groups. Retired...
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir will be perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, in the Brown County High School auditorium. This will be the fifth public performance for both groups. Retired...
  • Monroe County 2014 Plat Book now available

    Monroe County 2014 Plat Book now available

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:45 AM EST2014-11-21 14:45:23 GMT
    PARIS, Mo. -- The Monroe County 2014 Plat Book is available for purchase for $40 at the Monroe County clerk's office, 300 N. Main. The new plat book is published by the Monroe County Commission with Mapping...
    PARIS, Mo. -- The Monroe County 2014 Plat Book is available for purchase for $40 at the Monroe County clerk's office, 300 N. Main. The new plat book is published by the Monroe County Commission with Mapping...
  • Vendors needed for Hamilton holiday blender

    Vendors needed for Hamilton holiday blender

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:50 AM EST2014-11-21 13:50:31 GMT
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Vendor registration is being accepted for the fourth annual Holiday Vendor Blender in Hamilton. The Hamilton Community Development Coalition and Hamilton Kiwanis Club sponsor the event, which will be...
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Vendor registration is being accepted for the fourth annual Holiday Vendor Blender in Hamilton. The Hamilton Community Development Coalition and Hamilton Kiwanis Club sponsor the event, which will be...
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