Senate agrees to crop insurance limits
Senate action would reduce crop insurance premium subsidies for larger farm operations.
Farmland prices moderate after incredible run
The drop in crop prices in recent months apparently took some steam out of the farmland market. We have comments from Chicago Fed economist David Oppedahl.
Northern Illinois small grains program June 20
The event is co-sponsored by the Illinois Wheat Association and U of I Extension.
Cash soybean basis levels fall for third day
Some soybean processors are beginning to price beans out to the August and November contracts.
Senators reject efforts Tuesday to change Senate farm bill
The Senate will resume debate today on a five-year farm bill after a day of action Tuesday that included lawmakers rejecting dueling amendments over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), as well as working through other amendments.
Southern Illinois wheat crop in generally good shape
Tour participants say they expect the state's winter wheat crop to average 61.6 bushels per acre.
IAITC adapting to meet new math, science, English standards
Ag literacy coordinators learn existing resources will help teachers.
FarmWeek for May 20
Here is your May 20 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
State treasurer to sponsor youth ag photo contest
A new photography contest is being started for Illinois photographers ages 8 to 18.
New class selected for Cultivating Master Farmers
A farmer from the suburbs of Chicago gets involved in the Cultivating Master Farmers program to learn how to connect with consumers.