• Corn trait use broadens with few new introductions

    Corn trait use broadens with few new introductions

    Seed companies continue to research new products to improve corn yields.

    August 28, 2014 8:00 am(0)
  • Research yields benefits for all

    Research yields benefits for all

    CARBONDALE — Before farmers take a new planter to the field, try a new hybrid or use the latest nitrogen recommendations, ag companies often h…

    August 28, 2014 7:00 am(0)
  • With corn prices down, focus turns to profitability

    With corn prices down, focus turns to profitability

    The drop in corn prices means farmers are closely looking for ways to squeeze out a profit.

    August 28, 2014 5:00 am(0)
  • Next year's model

    Next year's model

    As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest record corn and soybeans this fall, machinery manufacturers are unveiling their latest products for 2015. 

    August 21, 2014 8:00 am(0)

First wheat yield contest names winners

HIGHLAND — The Illinois Wheat Association held its first wheat yield contest, and winners re…

August 28, 2014 4:00 pm(0)

Illinois operations get value-added money

The USDA is investing $25 million to help 247 businesses nationwide, including two in Illino…

August 28, 2014 1:15 pm(0)

Illinois Corn Marketing Board officers elected

BLOOMINGTON — Lou Lamoreux, a Lanark grain and livestock farmer, was elected chairman of the…

August 28, 2014 1:00 pm(0)

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Final yield estimate debated

URBANA, Ill. — The debate about the size of the USDA’s final estimate of the 2014 U.S. average corn and soybean yields continues, with the market apparently anticipating that those estimates w…

August 28, 2014 12:15 pm(0)