ISPFMRA survey sees 'softer' farmland prices for Illinois
Prices being paid for farmland across Illinois have seen a 'softening' of from 2.0 percent to 4.1 percent according to the midyear Land Values Snapshot Survey done by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
FarmWeek for August 25
Here is your August 25 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
NREC Field Day in Lexington
The Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council is helping fund research into better timing of nitrogen fertilizer applications on the state's corn fields.
Specialty corn harvest ready to 'pop' in Mason County
Popcorn lovers should get a lot of bang for their buck from this year's harvest.
Southern IL farmland auction draws big interest
A 765-acre farm in Franklin County sold for nearly $5,500 per acre earlier this week.
Corn and soybeans ending August on positive note
Crops maturing roughly at the same rate as last year, despite cooler weather this summer.
Iowa cycling tour prepares riders for IAITC Bike Ride
Add 10,000 bicyclists a day to country scenery and friendly small towns and you grow the nation's oldest and largest bicycle touring ride.
Reading, Writing, Futures and Options
CME Group and 4-H teach kids about risk management. We have audio of Buddy Haas of Elburn, who explains the reception Commodity Carnival has received statewide.
Payment limits and the 2014 farm bill
U of I ag economists say farmers will hit payment limits quicker, if they select PLC over the ARC options.
Cattle on feed numbers down 2%
July placements and marketings of cattle were at record lows.