IDOA, SWCD staff impacted by state budget drought
As state government continues to operate without a budget, Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA)) sent employees layoff notices effective Sept. 30.
Easter named Friend of GROWMARK
"Bob is a respected researcher and a peacemaker in tough situations," says GROWMARK Chairman John Reifsteck.
Grain co-ops collect CERES Awards
Eight grain cooperatives received the CERES Award during GROWMARK Inc.'s recent annual meeting and Director Manager Forums.
GROWMARK member companies claim awards
Five FS member cooperatives received recognition from GROWMARK Inc. for business performance improvement during the cooperative's annual meeting in Chicago.
GROWMARK reports estimated 2015 financial results
An estimated $61 million in patronage refunds will be returned to GROWMARK member cooperatives and farmer-owners.
Grain safety scavenger hunt set for FPS
If you've got a youngster ages 12 to 19 attending the Farm Progress Show, encourage them to take a grain safety scavenger hunt.
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.