Chicago Farmers to focus on cover crop benefits
The Chicago Farmers will discuss economic and ecological benefits of cover crops during the Oct. 6 meeting.
Get ready to report corn contest yields
Winners will also be honored in February during the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix.
Sept. 30 is crop insurance deadline for fall-seeded crops
USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds Illinois producers of wheat and winter barley that they have until sales closing on September 30 to purchase crop insurance or make a change to their existing policy.
U of I fall tax school slated for Sept. 29
While farmers are getting ready for harvest, ag tax professionals are gathering in Champaign to learn about innovative multi-generation farm estate strategies.
FarmWeek for September 15
Here is your Sept.15 edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
Consumers' food questions focus of new Farm Bureau ads
Four Field Moms ask DeKalb County dairy farmers Jeff and Bona Heinsohn about meat, milk, animal care and crops in new commercials developed to answer consumers' questions.
Frosty temperatures avoid Illinois during the weekend
Temperatures did reach the mid-30s over the weekend in central and northern Illinois, but no frost/freezing temperatures were reported.
Illinois Rail Safety Week
This week's message is simple -- look for trains at every track.
Harvest off to slow start; corn standability a concern
Farmers waiting for corn to dry down for harvest should take advantage of the time to scout their fields and develop a harvest plan.