Chinese approve GMO corn varieties
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the announcement during a visit to Chicago on Wednesday.
US, Cuba beginning talks to normalize relations
President Obama made the official announcement during a televised speech Wednesday morning.
Senate approves tax extenders measure
The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature. We have an audio report from RFD Radio's Matt Kaye in Washington.
FarmWeek for December 15
Here is your December 15 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
What's behind the recent corn rally
U of I's Darrel Good says better than expected demand from several ag sectors have helped boost corn prices.
Landowners be aware of property issues related to fracking
New state law and regulations require water quality testing of any water source within 1,500 feet of a well site where fracking will occur.
Grain bin safety vital after big harvest
The majority of grain storage rests on farms and, not coincidentally, about 70 percent of incidents involving grain bins occur on farms, according to Dave Newcomb.
New spending plan may bring extra funds for river infrastructure
Industry, trade groups, labor joined Congressman Aaron Schock Friday to celebrate new investment in Illinois waterways.