Urbanization a double-edged sword for agriculture
The population shift from rural areas to cities likely will continue in the future around the world.
Better returns cultivate interest in variable rate seeding
Farmers know that no two fields are alike when it comes to yield potential.
It's a bug's life at unique southern Illinois ranch
Todd Goodman considers Timberline Fisheries, based in Marion, part of agriculture -- albeit a nontraditional part.
Ag production, economic, strategy issues on U of I Agronomy Day menu
University of Illinois Agronomy Day topics include crop production issues, ag economic projections and a statewide food-agriculture strategy
Illinois FSA submits 87 counties for disaster declaration
The 15 counties not submitted for disaster designation are a strip of east central Illinois counties that had "pretty good crops" or are located along the Illinois-Wisconsin border.
Darn Hot Peppers hosting August twilight meeting
The Jimenez family began growing peppers 12 years ago and developed a successful business venture.
Study: UAV services can help farmers
Farmers using UAV technology for crop scouting and 3-D terrain mapping can improve yields and cut costs