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