ILDG has 'significant impact,' study shows
The Illinois Livestock Development Group (ILDG) makes a "significant impact" helping farmers build or expand livestock operations, according to a study conducted by World Perspectives Inc.
U of I looks at reallocating base acres
The 2014 farm bill allows a one-time option for farmers to reallocate base payment acres for the PLC and ARC commodity programs.
NOAA: El Nino could return later this year
Government forecasters have issued an El Nino watch for later this summer and fall for the U.S.
FarmWeek for March 3
Here is your March 3rd edition of FarmWeek via Issuu.com.
NPDES permit required for some new, replaced septic systems
Homeowners may now need a general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit if they are installing a new or replacement surface discharging septic system.
ADM, Bunge: Ukraine operations normal; no problems
Both grain firms operate local grain and export elevators in Ukraine.
Good eggs harvest for all
The Fill-A-Ford contest was conducted at the recent Governmental Affairs Leadership Conference in Springfield.
Hog prices on the rise, due to PEDV
Death losses from PEDV are starting to trickle through hog markets, and U of I economists say hog futures see the price impact coming by this summer.
Illinois wheat is mostly fair to good condition
Soil moisture supplies remain fairly adequate across the state.
ASA, NCGA focused on biotech, biofuels and trade
Leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA) and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) last week at the Commodity Classic expressed relief that a new farm bill recently was enacted. RFD Radio's Rita Frazer spoke with NCGA President Martin Barbre.