Beck's Practical Farm Research Update
In this week's Becks PFR Research Update Jonathan Perkins Southern Illinois PFR Director talks about the hot topic of cover crops and the Beck's line up for 2015.
County Farm Bureaus receive ag literacy grants
Cook & Monroe County Farm Bureaus receive agriculture literacy grants from the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.
Farm Bureau member celebrates Allis Chalmers 80th anniversary
An antique collection will be on display following a gospel concert to help celebrate the 80th anniversary of Allis Chalmers All-Crop Harvester.
Farmers exploring drainage technology to retain nutrients
Two saturated buffer systems are being studied for their effectiveness in removing nitrates from tile drainage water.
Trees Forever sponsors free pollinator habitat workshops
Free Pollinator Habitat Conservation workshops will begin this month from Trees Forever.
Free emergency action tube toolkits save rural lives, property
Rural first responders and residents may be able to react faster to emergencies with the Emergency Action Tube project.
Purdue students create dimensional soy
Purdue gives top honors at the Student Soybean Product Innovation Contest to students who may change 3-D printing.
Salute to Pork Night at Normal Cornbelters on July 23rd
The Illinois Pork Producer Association (IPPA) partners up with the Illinois Corn Marketing Board at the Normal Cornbelters baseball game in Normal.
Illinois crop progess remains strong
Illinois crops remain strong according to the USDA Crop Progress report
Illinois voter registration goes electronic
Illinois now offers an electronic, paperless voter registration.