That the percentage of no-till practices in Illinois increased in corn but decreased in soybeans from 2015 to 2017 came as no surprise to Brad Smith.
The Pittsfield FFA chapter was recently recognized as the 2017 National Premier Chapter in the Building Communities category.
Farmers in Monroe and Ralls counties helped their local school districts secure $10,000 grants to advance the schools' STEM programs. Monroe City R-1 and Ralls County R-II were two of 12 rural school districts in the state to receive the grants.
Researchers look to switchgrass to boost air quality
BASCO, Ill. -- Farmers across the region delayed their own harvests this weekend to help a neighbor in need. John Ufkes recently fell from his grain trailer, breaking two vertebrae and laying him up for about three months. With Ufkes out of commission for