FarmWeek for March 2
Here is your March 2 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
Grain, hog surveys mailed to farmers
If you grow grain and/or hogs, check your mailbox in the near future for surveys from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
Dry weather could shave crop production in Brazil
Soybean harvest in Brazil last week was about one-quarter complete.
Essay winners outline agricultural challenges
We have a copy of each winner's full essay available for download.
Science center exhibit fundraising exceeds goal
In just two months, Illinois Farm Bureau members succeeded in topping their goal of raising $230,000 for a new Saint Louis Science Center agricultural exhibit.
GALC Legislative Reception popular with lawmakers
This week's Legislative Reception allowed IFB leaders to meet up with their local and adopted legislators in Springfield. Photographer Cyndi Cook and Legislative Affairs reporter Kay Shipman prepared this photo montage.
Preliminary estimates for 2015 crop insurance prices
Friday was the final trading day to set average prices for crop insurance policies this year.
Farmers: Don't let high input costs diminish yield goals
A panel of farmers discussing the goal of breaking crop yield barriers at the 20th annual Commodity Classic in Phoenix offered numerous tips to fellow producers.