• Blizzard ushers in PEDV

    Blizzard ushers in PEDV

    NOKOMIS — Illinois’ third-worst blizzard in history occurred Jan. 5, 2014. That day, only four of Phil Borgic’s 20 employees made it to work o…

    October 23, 2014 8:00 am Related (0)
  • Farmer harvests votes

    Farmer harvests votes

    FITHIAN — Helping his dad on the farm as a child and going to a rally for President Ronald Reagan with his mom eventually led Mike Marron to t…

    October 23, 2014 6:00 am(0)
  • Disease tracking top priority

    Disease tracking top priority

    AMES, Iowa — Diseases can have a huge effect on livestock producers in the United States, and surveillance has become a top priority in recent…

    October 22, 2014 11:00 pm(0)
  • Partnership targets health of soil

    Partnership targets health of soil

    DECATUR — Chase Brown hadn’t really thought much about cover crops on the land he farmed with his father, David, and uncle, Joe, until the dro…

    October 20, 2014 8:50 am(0)

Number of affected herds a question

SPRINGFIELD — Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) has made news in the Illinois swine ind…

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Illinois farmers having hard time with timely winter-wheat planting

SIMPSON — Harvest 2014 has had somewhat of a wet start, both in corn moisture and ground conditions.

October 20, 2014 8:54 am(0)

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Signs point to continued demand

The U.S. added more jobs last month, which could signal good news for the livestock industry.

October 10, 2014 1:24 pm(0)