• 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. 

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  • Mild summer benefits crops, livestock

    Mild summer benefits crops, livestock

    ASSUMPTION — Illinois crop and livestock farmers have warm feelings about the cooler summer this year.

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  • Fun at the Fair

    Fun at the Fair

    The Illinois State Fair ran Aug. 8-17 in Springfield.

    August 21, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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  • Proactive approach best way to deal with urban neighbors

    Proactive approach best way to deal with urban neighbors

    CAMPTON HILLS — For farmers in Kane County, houses and urban areas seem to be never ending. But, for those who are determined to farm and main…

    August 14, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Infrastructure key to big harvest

STOCKLAND (AP) — A no-frills concrete bridge on the edge of Stockland represents just the ki…

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U.S. pork, beef exports = on record pace for 2014

U.S. pork and beef exports remained strong in June, pushing export value for both products t…

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Survey shows continued farmland-price decline

ST. LOUIS — Amid excellent crop-growing conditions and lower grain prices, farmland values i…

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DuQuoin fair shows off Southern Illinois

DuQuoin fair shows off Southern Illinois

DUQUOIN — For anyone who didn’t get enough fair fun and livestock shows at Illinois State Fair, it’s time for DuQuoin State Fair.

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