Agriculture

New ag census continues trend of shrinking number of farms but larger operations

Adams County Farm Bureau Manager Shawn Valter sees some of the same trends in industries nationwide mirrored in agriculture.

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Corn Item Collectors find lots to see in Adams County
Quincy News

Corn Item Collectors find lots to see in Adams County

On Friday the Corn Items Collectors Association started its national spring meeting with visits to the round barn at the Adams County Fairgrounds near Mendon and the Ag Museum north of Quincy.

Illinois News

Fowler Development Association features speaker on corn's history

The Fowler Development Association continues its speaker series on Monday, April 15. Food historian and author Cynthia Clampitt will present "How Corn Changed Itself and Then Changed Everything Else."

Illinois farmland values, lease rates holding steady
Farm and Field

Illinois farmland values, lease rates holding steady

Farmland values and rents in Illinois are holding steady across most of the state according to a report released by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

Barry veterinarian helping Honduras farmers
Illinois News

Barry veterinarian helping Honduras farmers

Dan Lohnes woke up one morning in 2014 in Honduras to the distinctive sound of a milking machine -- and a message.

New feed facility 'symbol' of new ADM Animal Nutrition business
Agriculture

New feed facility 'symbol' of new ADM Animal Nutrition business

QUINCY -- Archer Daniels Midland Co. took another step toward becoming the "go-to" source for customers in livestock, agriculture and companion pets with its latest expansion project, a new state-of-the-art livestock feed facility in Quincy.

Agriculture

Applications due May 1 for NEMO Livestock Person of the Year

Applications are due May 1 for the 2019 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year.

Citizen scientists needed for pollinator project
Farm and Field

Citizen scientists needed for pollinator project

University of Illinois Extension is calling all lovers of bees, butterflies and other pollinators to join scientists in tracking their distribution and habitat use across the state from the comfort of home, school or community garden.

A few spring garden tasks
Good Growing

A few spring garden tasks

The weather is starting to warm up, and the spring peepers are singing. There are going to be a lot of things to do out in the garden here soon.
Here are just a few things to consider doing.

Agriculture

Produce safety workshop planned April 12 in Hardin

University of Illinois Extension will hold a Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training workshop on April 12 in Hardin. The workshop begins at 8 a.m. at the Extension office, 818 S. Park.