Andrew Reuschel wants his fellow farmers to know one thing about cover crops.
"Cover crops really aren't that hard," the Golden farmer said. "They can be fairly easy to manage. They can do wonders for your soils in terms of not only just erosion but nutri
Showing cattle for the first time at the Adams County Fair, Grady Shaffer already has figured out one secret to success.
QUINCY -- When asked about the $12 billion in aid offered to U.S. farmers last week, Adams County Farm Bureau President Rick Edwards didn't hesitate. "Farmers want trade, not aid," he said. "Farmers would prefer not to be subsidized. They would rather the
The registration deadline is Aug. 24 for a Master Naturalist volunteer training program offered by University of Illinois Extension in Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike and Schuyler counties.
Madelyn Heinecke has spent most of her entire life coming to the Adams County Fair, usually showing lambs, but she didn't dream about becoming its queen. "It's never something I pictured myself doing until about a year ago," the 20-year-old from Clayton s