Big Data is 'just data'
"Big Data" may sound like a scary term but "it's just data," says Matt Bechdol, president of GeoSilos.
Farmers will have "tough times" for at least two years
Iowa State University ag economist Chad Hurt says the profits of the past few years in farming will be replaced with breakeven or losing years for most farmers.
Russo: Early frost possible this fall
Ag meteorologist Mark Russo says Illinois farmers could see a shortened growing season, if El Nino conditions prevail. He talks about this year's "perfect" growing season.
Lenders expect farm finances to moderate in 2014
St. Paul-based AgriBank conducted the poll in July among chief credit officers for the Bank and its 17 affiliated Farm Credit Associations, which provide agricultural loans in a 15-state area stretching from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas.
Lake Springfield cover crop field day
The Lake Springfield Watershed Project Committee invites farmers to attend a cover crop field day on Wednesday, August 6.
Neighbors engaged in intense nutrient management
When it comes to improving water quality in the Mississippi River watershed, Illinois farmers have plenty of neighbors.
NASS: Crop conditions remain at historic highs across Illinois
The latest weekly crop update has more than 80% of Illinois' corn rated in good-excellent condition. We have comments from Tazewell County farmer Kent Kleinschmidt.
IDNR's deer season alterations reflect deer population changes
Late-winter anterless-only dear season ends in 20 counties.
Indy International wine competition returns to Purdue
The Indy International Wine Competition will honor the top wines throughout the state on the Purdue University campus July 30 - Aug. 1.