Farm Dreams: Workshop targets people feeling 'the itch to become a farmer'
Quincy News

Farm Dreams: Workshop targets people feeling 'the itch to become a farmer'

Deborah Lee already understands the hard work and low profit margin in small farming. Making sure others interested in the same career path also understand is the goal of this summer's Farm Dreams workshop.

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Cooperative weed management could curb herbicide resistance
Farm and Field

Cooperative weed management could curb herbicide resistance

Scientists at the University of Illinois and U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service are offering a new tool in fighting herbicide resistance in waterhemp. All it costs is a conversation.

Identify insects, disease and weeds before treating
Good Growing

Identify insects, disease and weeds before treating

Identify insects disease and weeds before treating

Adams County Board to cast nonbinding vote on swine facility
Illinois News

Adams County Board to cast nonbinding vote on swine facility

Dozens of residents crowded into the Adams County Courthouse boardroom Wednesday night for a more than three-hour public meeting on a proposed swine facility in Columbus Township.

Study: Long-term crop rotation reduces greenhouse gas emissions
Farm and Field

Study: Long-term crop rotation reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Study: Long-term crop rotation reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Causes of rolling, wilted tomato leaves
Good Growing

Causes of rolling, wilted tomato leaves

Causes of rolling, wilted tomato leaves

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Sow farm proposed northeast of Columbus

QUINCY -- Sow farm proposed northeast of Columbus

Farmers growing nervous with parts of Northeast Missouri in severe drought category
Agriculture

Farmers growing nervous with parts of Northeast Missouri in severe drought category

In 30 years of farming, Jamie Ross has seen dry years, but nothing like this. "I've never seen it this dry this early," the Kahoka farmer said. "Even if we get rains this week, we're still just mid-June. We still have July and August."

Marion County farmer Griesbaum dies in tractor accident
Missouri News

Marion County farmer Griesbaum dies in tractor accident

Ralph Griesbaum, a prominent Marion County farmer, died in a tractor accident Sunday on his farm near Taylor.

Japanese beetles begin to emerge
Good Growing

Japanese beetles begin to emerge

Japanese beetles begin to emerge