Bird flu spreads to nearby states; IL poultry farm on 'red alert'
Two strains of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N2 and H5N8), also known as the bird flu, spread to states bordering Illinois in recent weeks.
NRCS, Rural Development mark Earth Day
Scant sunshine and a brisk April breeze emphasized Mother Nature's fickleness when national and state USDA leaders highlighted natural resource, water and energy projects in Illinois on Earth Day.
FarmWeek for April 20
Here is your April 20 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
IAA Foundation golf outing registration open
The 19th annual Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom golf outing is scheduled for June 11th in Pontiac.
Illinois Milk Promotion Board seeking board candidates
The IMPB is comprised completely of dairy farmers and oversees the investment of the $.10 checkoff that stays in Illinois.