Feds order railroads to report on fertilizer deliveries
The first report is due out Friday, April 25.
Wheat conditions remain good; crop tour to be held May 28
Unseasonably cold temperatures and isolated snow showers the first half of this week had little to no impact on winter wheat in Illinois. We have comments from Madison County farmer Kyle Brase.
Australian study: Honeybee problems linked to pest and diseases
A host of factors from mites and diseases to nutrition and lack of genetic diversity likely cause honeybee health problems more than the use of neonicotinoids, according to a new Australian government study.
Good Friday trading schedule
Grain and livestock futures will close at regular times on Thursday. They will remain closed Friday in observance of Good Friday.
FarmWeek for April 14
Here is your April 14 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
Critical need for agriculture teachers in Illinois
Illinois faces a critical need for agriculture education graduates to instruct the state's next generation of agronomists, animal scientists, agribusinessmen, farmers and ag teachers.
ADM announces business changes
ADM is selling off its South American fertilizer operations to Mosaic; pursuing the sale of its chocolate business; and acquiring the remaining stake in the firm A.C. Toepfer.
USDA: Corn planting at 3% complete
Three percent of the nation's corn crop is currently planted.
Publisher seeking centennial or older Illinois family farms
A publisher of a future book on historic Illinois family-owned farms will feature those certified as centennial or sesquicentennial farms by the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA).
RFA: Rail system in 'sheer chaos'
Recent increases in ethanol prices can be blamed on "sheer chaos on our nation's rail system," according to the head of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).