Top four entries in wheat yield contest surpass 100 bushels
Say hello to the century club for Illinois wheat.
U of I: Corn/Soy Classics ended
Staff retirements and budget woes are blamed for ending the program, which began in 1998.
Monsanto ends bid to purchase Syngenta
Monsanto called off its bid to buy Syngenta, after Syngenta rejected its latest $46 billion offer.
Wheat crop insurance changes to note
Illinois wheat farmers can buy additional crop insurance next year. The deadline for purchasing winter wheat crop insurance policies is September 30.
Limited corn harvest underway in Illinois
Very limited corn harvest has been reported in parts of central Illinois this week.
WOTUS rule effective Friday
Barring last-minute court relief, the final rule governing "waters of the U.S." (WOTUS) goes into effect Friday.
Urbanization contributes to spread of zoonotic diseases
Human movements play a key role in the spread of zoonotic diseases around the world.