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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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  • Thursday's Close Oct. 30, 2014

    Thursday's Close Oct. 30, 2014

    Thursday, October 30 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-10-31 00:11:58 GMT
    Thursday's Close Oct. 30, 2014 ADM-Quincy Oct. '14 Corn$3.19 Nov. '14 Corn$3.22 LH Nov. '14 Corn$3.46 Dec. '14 Corn$3.59 Jan. '15 Corn$3.59 Feb. '15 Corn$3.49 March '15...
    Thursday's Close Oct. 30, 2014 ADM-Quincy Oct. '14 Corn$3.19 Nov. '14 Corn$3.22 LH Nov. '14 Corn$3.46 Dec. '14 Corn$3.59 Jan. '15 Corn$3.59 Feb. '15 Corn$3.49 March '15...
  • Wednesday's CloseOct. 29, 2014

    Wednesday's CloseOct. 29, 2014

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-10-30 01:48:45 GMT
    Wednesday's Close Oct. 29, 2014 ADM-Quincy Oct. '14 Corn $4.35 Nov. '14 Corn $3.23 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.47 Dec. '14 Corn $3.60 Jan. '15 Corn $3.60 Feb. '15 Corn $3.50 March '15 Corn $3.73 April '15 Corn $3.82 May '15 Corn $3.87 J/J '15 Corn $3.91 O/N '15 Corn $3.71 Oct. '14 Beans $10.19 Nov. '14 Beans $10.29 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.53 Dec. '14 Beans $10.64 Jan. '15 Beans $10.66 Feb. '15 Beans $10.62 March '15 Beans $10.62 April '15 Beans $10.66 May '15 Beans $10.71 J/...
    Wednesday's Close Oct. 29, 2014 ADM-Quincy Oct. '14 Corn $4.35 Nov. '14 Corn $3.23 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.47 Dec. '14 Corn $3.60 Jan. '15 Corn $3.60 Feb. '15 Corn $3.50 March '15 Corn $3.73 April '15 Corn $3.82 May '15 Corn $3.87 J/J '15 Corn $3.91 O/N '15 Corn $3.71 Oct. '14 Beans $10.19 Nov. '14 Beans $10.29 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.53 Dec. '14 Beans $10.64 Jan. '15 Beans $10.66 Feb. '15 Beans $10.62 March '15 Beans $10.62 April '15 Beans $10.66 May '15 Beans $10.71 J/...
  • Tuesday's CloseOct. 28, 2014

    Tuesday's CloseOct. 28, 2014

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-10-28 23:44:50 GMT
    ADM-Quincy Oct. '14 Corn $3.00 Nov. '14 Corn $3.06 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.30 Dec. '14 Corn $3.44 Jan. '15 Corn $3.40 Feb. '15 Corn $3.40 March '15 Corn $3.63 April '15 Corn $3.72 May '15 Corn $3.77 J/J '15 Corn $3.82 O/N '15 Corn $3.63 Oct. '14 Beans $9.86 Nov. '14 Beans $9.97 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.18 Dec. '14 Beans $10.30 Jan. '15 Beans $10.32 Feb. '15 Beans $10.27 March '15 Beans $10.27 April '15 Beans $10.31 May '15 Beans $10.36 J/J '15 Beans $10.41 O/N '15 Beans $9...
    ADM-Quincy Oct. '14 Corn $3.00 Nov. '14 Corn $3.06 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.30 Dec. '14 Corn $3.44 Jan. '15 Corn $3.40 Feb. '15 Corn $3.40 March '15 Corn $3.63 April '15 Corn $3.72 May '15 Corn $3.77 J/J '15 Corn $3.82 O/N '15 Corn $3.63 Oct. '14 Beans $9.86 Nov. '14 Beans $9.97 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.18 Dec. '14 Beans $10.30 Jan. '15 Beans $10.32 Feb. '15 Beans $10.27 March '15 Beans $10.27 April '15 Beans $10.31 May '15 Beans $10.36 J/J '15 Beans $10.41 O/N '15 Beans $9...
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  • Navy Seal to speak at Central Baptist Church on Nov. 2

    Navy Seal to speak at Central Baptist Church on Nov. 2

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-10-30 14:18:14 GMT
    Retired Navy Seal commanding officer Michael Imhof will be speaker at both the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday, Nov. 2 in Central Baptist Church at Seventh and Broadway. Those attending are encouraged to bring a...
    Retired Navy Seal commanding officer Michael Imhof will be speaker at both the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday, Nov. 2 in Central Baptist Church at Seventh and Broadway. Those attending are encouraged to bring a...
  • Free heel scans to detect osteoporosis risk to be offered Friday

    Free heel scans to detect osteoporosis risk to be offered Friday

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:05:30 GMT
    Blessing Orthopedic Services is offering free heel scans 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Blessing Breast Center, 927 Broadway, Suite 320. No registration is required. Heel scans are used to detect osteoporosis risk...
    Blessing Orthopedic Services is offering free heel scans 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Blessing Breast Center, 927 Broadway, Suite 320. No registration is required. Heel scans are used to detect osteoporosis risk...
  • Quincy police warn of gutter scam

    Quincy police warn of gutter scam

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-10-29 13:50:53 GMT
    The Quincy Police Department is warning people about a scam that happened to an elderly Quincy resident last week. The department is reporting that two Hispanic men and a white man went to a Quincy residence and said...
    The Quincy Police Department is warning people about a scam that happened to an elderly Quincy resident last week. The department is reporting that two Hispanic men and a white man went to a Quincy residence and said...
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  • Missouri's health Insurance assistance program to hold open enrollment

    Missouri's health Insurance assistance program to hold open enrollment

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-10-30 14:50:45 GMT
    CLAIM, Missouri's health Insurance assistance program, will hold a Medicare open enrollment event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Hannibal Public LIbrary, 200 S. Fifth. A limited number of spots are...
    CLAIM, Missouri's health Insurance assistance program, will hold a Medicare open enrollment event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Hannibal Public LIbrary, 200 S. Fifth. A limited number of spots are...
  • Blessing, QMG sponsor free arthritis seminars in November

    Blessing, QMG sponsor free arthritis seminars in November

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:43:57 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Blessing Orthopedic Services will present two free seminars on arthritis in November. The first will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marine Bank and Trust, 410 Buchanan, Carthage. The second will be...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Blessing Orthopedic Services will present two free seminars on arthritis in November. The first will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marine Bank and Trust, 410 Buchanan, Carthage. The second will be...
  • Haunted House Oct. 31-Nov. 1 near Lewistown, Mo.

    Haunted House Oct. 31-Nov. 1 near Lewistown, Mo.

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:38:09 GMT
    A haunted house will be set up Friday and Saturday at the Lewis County Fairgrounds on Mo. 16 near Lewistown. The cost is $5 a person or $14 a family. The Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter sponsored by the...
    A haunted house will be set up Friday and Saturday at the Lewis County Fairgrounds on Mo. 16 near Lewistown. The cost is $5 a person or $14 a family. The Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter sponsored by the...
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