• Infrastructure issues a priority

    Infrastructure issues a priority

    BLOOMINGTON — Crop transportation in Illinois is going fairly smoothly this season because those involved were prepared to move a bumper crop …

    October 30, 2014 8:00 am(0)
  • Man on a mission

    Man on a mission

    NASHVILLE, Ill. — While Norbert Zinck, 79, is virtually retired from farming — now renting out his land in Washington County — he remains a ma…

    October 30, 2014 7:00 am Photos


  • 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)

Modest price recovery makes marketing essential

URBANA — With record yields and low commodity prices this season, marketing becomes vital fo…

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New training targets specialty grain markets

CHAMPAIGN — Consumer demand for products made from organic, non-GMO and specialty grains is …

19 hours ago(0)

Syngenta suit against Bunge regarding GMO corn revived

DES MOINES (AP) — A federal appeals court gave Syngenta Seeds hope Oct. 20 it might be able …

October 29, 2014 3:04 pm(0)

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Illinois farmer big on drone technology

DWIGHT (AP) — When Dwight farmer Matt Boucher first contacted a Los Angeles firm about buying a drone, all it knew about them was show business. Taking videos of corn, soy and wheat fields onl…

October 23, 2014 2:50 pm(0)