Corps of Engineers removing rock from river channel
Traffic on the Mississippi River near Thebes, IL, will be restricted for the next few weeks as the Army Corps of Engineers removes rock from the navigation channel.
FarmWeek for December 9
Here is your Dec. 9 edition of FarmWeek from Issuu.com
Survey: IFB delegates see over-regulation threat for another year
Delegates and attendees at the 2013 Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting rated government over-regulation as the biggest threat to the profitability of Illinois agriculture in the next ten years.
Lucas: Wait until next year
Farm bill negotiators say while they have made progress on the measure, don't expect any action until next month.
Rich Guebert elected as IFB President
Knox County's David Erickson was elected vice president by delegates to the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.
IFB delegates debate resolutions
Delegates to the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on Monday dealt with policy resolutions, ranging from potential sales taxes for education to proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard by EPA.
GOP gubernatorial candidates visit IFB Annual Meeting
The four Republican candidates for Illinois governor stopped by the Palmer House Monday to speak to IFB delegates.
Three new directors elected
New directors to the IFB Board were elected Sunday evening.
Gov. Quinn says he'll work on RFS
Gov. Pat Quinn spoke to the IFB delegate body Sunday afternoon to show his support for renewable fuels, like ethanol and biodiesel.
Christian County man wins Young Leader discussion meet
Caleb May, Christian County, winner of the Young Leader Discussion Meet, talks about this year's competition.