Ag Banquet speaker emphasizes the 'relevance' of radio
Agriculture

Ag Banquet speaker emphasizes the 'relevance' of radio

Rita Frazer considers herself equal parts storyteller and conduit of information — both for the farming community and for consumers.

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Ursa Farmers Cooperative expects new Camp Point facility to be operating for this fall's harvest
Illinois News

Ursa Farmers Cooperative expects new Camp Point facility to be operating for this fall's harvest

Ursa Farmers Cooperative expects a new Camp Point facility to be up and running in time for this fall's harvest.

Mandated training session on dicamba prepares area farmers
Agriculture

Mandated training session on dicamba prepares area farmers

Looking to control weeds in his soybeans, Perry farmer Ron Mountain turned to dicamba. Making sure the product is available is important "because it works," Mountain said.

The reality of trying to grow plants for a living
Good Growing

The reality of trying to grow plants for a living

Do you think at some point as children our imagination changes from imaginary friends, action figures, tea parties and dolls to speculative market planning? How dull the adult imagination can be.

Environmental DNA detects alligator snapping turtles in southern Illinois
Farm and Field

Environmental DNA detects alligator snapping turtles in southern Illinois

The prehistoric-looking alligator snapping turtle may be the largest freshwater turtle in North America, but that doesn't make it easy to spot.

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Registration deadline extended for Gardener's Palette

The registration deadline has been extended to Tuesday, March 3, for the 25th annual Gardener's Palette.

Agriculture

Dicamba training set for March 4 in Pittfield

Pike-Scott Farm Bureau and Prairieland FS will sponsor a dicamba training Wednesday, March 4, in Pittsfield.

Agriculture

IFB transportation meetings planned in Carthage, Winchester

A series of Illinois Farm Bureau transportation meetings, including sessions in Carthage and Winchester, will focus on trucking rules and regulations specifically for farmers.

Orr Corp. announces plans for new multipurpose facility
Education

Orr Corp. announces plans for new multipurpose facility

The Orr Corp. hopes to break ground in spring 2021 on a new multipurpose facility at the Orr Research Center.

Landscape drainage for homeowners
Good Growing

Landscape drainage for homeowners

Are you stricken with pools of water in your yard, and you don't own a pool? Instead of water moving away from your house, does it run into the basement?