Agriculture

Orr Beef Center sets research update

PERRY, Ill. -- Orr Beef Center sets research update

Disposing of cut Christmas trees
Good Growing

Disposing of cut Christmas trees

There can be a second life to our cut Christmas trees, says Christopher Enroth of the U of I Extension.

Study identifies genetic basis for western corn rootworm resistance
Farm and Field

Study identifies genetic basis for western corn rootworm resistance

Study identifies genetic basis for western corn rootworm resistance

Succulents need different care than other plants
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Succulents need different care than other plants

I've become a bit re-obsessed with succulents, especially soft succulents you can grow indoors. It started back when I did a presentation on hardcore houseplants and came across a kalanchoe called panda plant.

Team focuses on dairy farm efficiency, productivity
Farm and Field

Team focuses on dairy farm efficiency, productivity

Team focuses on dairy farm efficiency, productivity

Agriculture

Deadline Monday for farm family nominations

QUINCY -- Monday deadline for farm family nominations

Regulating indirect land use carbon emissions carries cost to consumers
Farm and Field

Regulating indirect land use carbon emissions carries cost to consumers

Regulating indirect land use carbon emissions carries cost to consumers

What if winter never arrives in the Midwest?
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What if winter never arrives in the Midwest?

What if winter never arrives in the Midwest?

Grant aims to improve soil health
Agriculture

Grant aims to improve soil health

Spreading the word about soil health is the goal of a $9.4 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to the Soil Health Institute, the Soil Health Partnership and the Nature Conservancy.

Hancock County farmer earns Illinois Farm Bureau's highest award
Agriculture

Hancock County farmer earns Illinois Farm Bureau's highest award

Terry Pope, a corn and soybean farmer in Hancock County, was honored Sunday with the Illinois Farm Bureau's highest award, the Charles B. Shuman Distinguished Service Award.