ADM may decide new HQ location soon
This week, state lawmakers failed to approve tax breaks for the Decatur-based firm designed to keep jobs in Illinois. Lawmakers may take up the issue again in January.
Chicago Farmers Farmland Fair
The Chicago Farmers annual Farmland Investment Fair has been rebranded for 2014 as simply "The Farmland Fair" with a continued focus on the connection of social media and farmland investment.
Conservation Stewardship Program signup underway
Applications are due in Illinois by January 17, 2014.
Lawmakers OK pension reform
Although Gov. Quinn says he will sign the measure into law, a court challenge is expected.
IAA Foundation offers scholarships to support ag
Application deadline for the various scholarships is February 1, 2014.
Farm bill talks continue this week
Top farm bill conferees continue this week to express optimism about getting legislation done this year, while acknowledging the very real chance this debate could roll into next year.
Norton: PEDV outbreak still not stabilized
RFD Radio's Rita Frazer spoke with National Pork Board vice president Dale Norton about the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus outbreak.
Grains trade lower after Thanksgiving holiday
Corn futures hit a three-year low Monday morning.
CCC loan rates set for December
Rates remain unchanged from November's level.
Schnitkey: Low interest rates not likely to stay low
U of I farm management specialist Gary Schnitkey says the days of low interest rates for farm loans may not stay around for very long.