“Let’s seek photographs to showcase why Illinois is a leader in the agricultural industry with its rich soil, diversity in products, and millions of acres of farmland."
Mild conditions are favorable for insect pests that overwinter in Illinois, but many other factors will affect insect populations for the upcoming growing season,
Some days farmers are shaking their fist in the air at the western horizon and other days are doing high-fives with the folks at the local Chinese restaurant, who will never know why.
The annual Rotary Rural-Urban Luncheon brings together agribusiness professionals and "the non-farm public" to learn about a topic in agriculture.
“These are excellent summer jobs for people who enjoy being outdoors and are excited to help visitors enjoy Illinois’ beautiful state parks and historic sites.”
February in Illinois was particularly mild, ending a winter season that was 2 to 6 degrees above normal, according to the University of Illinois’ State Water Survey.
Hosted annually by the Mattoon and Charleston Rotary Clubs, the event is designed to increase education and interaction among the rural and urban population.
Morgan Hutchins of Charleston received honors at the 2023 Dixie National Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show, February 13 in Jackson, Miss.
Both shows at the Cross County Mall will feature antique farm equipment displays, country music concerts, and children's pedal tractor pulls.
"You are helping us to tell the wonderful story of Illinois agriculture. But the story is not complete until all farmers have a chance to make their voice heard."
January average temperatures ranged from the mid-20s in northwest Illinois to the low 40s in southern Illinois, between 5 and 12 degrees above normal.
The name Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will not mean much to the typical American. But every corn farmer knows the name. And not in a good way.
The 4-H youths learned how to use a microwave and air drying to quickly create herb bundles from their FarmBot harvest.
Thirty scholarships will be awarded in 2023 with two recipients designated as Diversity in Agriculture Scholars.
Eligible applicants will receive a premium discount of $5 per acre on the following year’s crop insurance for every acre of cover crop enrolled and verified in the program.
The survey provides the basis for estimates of the current year’s cash rents paid for irrigated cropland, non-irrigated cropland, and permanent pasture.
A healthy underwater ecosystem depends on a balanced fish population.
Many farm-oriented folks around Congress are giving it little chance for approval in this calendar year.
Farmers do an efficient job of producing food, whether it be corn, beans, cattle, hogs and hundreds of other commodities. And consumers demand more and better food products for healthy family meals.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service has issued its Illinois Crop Production 2022 Summary
The CSP is a financial assistance conservation program which helps agricultural and forestland producers take the conservation activities on their farm to the next level.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service has issued its current crop progress and condition reports.
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The strong winter storm that moved across the Midwest brought Arctic air to the region.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service has issued its current agricultural prices report.
There is a lot of money to be made in carbon. And lately that money is generated by getting rid of carbon.
The survey asks producers to provide in-depth information about their operating revenues, production costs, and household characteristics.
No matter what your opinion might be of Bill Gates, his tinkering back in the 1960s and 1970s has had a significant impact on the lives of everyone you can imagine. Few people in this world do not have some connection — digital, of course — to Bill Gates and Microsoft.
The project's focus is to reduce soil erosion and improve water quality by improving forest health in Coles and surrounding counties.
Temperature swings in November were extreme in Illinois with slightly cooler than normal temperatures overall, according to the U of I's Illinois State Water Survey.
Before the arrival of the Internet and cell phones on the farm, the greatest resources for farm news and opinion were two locations in every rural community.