Economist foresees infusion of youth, technology in ag
Economic challenges that surfaced in agriculture in the past year present an obstacle for some young people attempting to enter the business.
Three ways to vote in the Illinois Beef Checkoff referendum
In mid-February, Illinois cattle producers will be voting on restoring the state's beef checkoff program.
Livestock offer opportunities to start, grow operations
Young people who aspire to farm or expand existing operations may want to consider entering the livestock business.
FarmWeek for January 26
Here is your January 26 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
Forages topic of upcoming institute
Managing hayland and pastures, and using forages for livestock will be the focus of the Feb. 24 Illinois Forage Institute at the Stephenson County Farm Bureau Building in Freeport.
Wheat forum features profitability sessions
Mark Feb. 17 on your calendar to attend the Illinois Wheat Association's annual Winter Wheat Forum at Krieger's Holiday Inn Convention Center in Mount Vernon.
WIU plans 45th Ag Mech Farm Expo Feb. 7-8
People across western Illinois and beyond will glimpse emerging ag technology, tractors and machinery, livestock and crop equipment at the 45th annual Ag Mech Farm Expo at Western Illinois University (WIU), Macomb.