Researchers improving precision of rainfall estimates
Farm and Field

Researchers improving precision of rainfall estimates

Improving precision of rainfall estimates

Agriculture

Members of Pike and Scott farm bureaus to vote on merger

The Pike County and Scott County farm bureaus are moving forward with the possibility of a merger. At their June meetings, the directors of both farm bureaus unanimously approved resolutions opening the door to a merger.

Lewis County Fair opens with animal, quilting shows and queen pageant
Missouri News

Lewis County Fair opens with animal, quilting shows and queen pageant

Goat, dairy, quilt shows featured on first full day of the Lewis County Fair, which continues through Saturday at the fairgrounds a mile east of Lewistown on Mo. 16.

Pollinators go beyond bees
Good Growing

Pollinators go beyond bees

Pollinators go beyond bees

Agriculture

Adams County Board opposes proposed hog confinement facility near Columbus

Members of the Adams County Board on Tuesday night unanimously voiced their opposition to a proposed hog confinement facility. The County Board's vote is nonbinding and will be sent to the Illinois Department of Agriculture, which has the final say.

Farmers face culling cow herds
Farm and Field

Farmers face culling cow herds

Farmers face culling cow herds

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.

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.