• Move from accounting to farming adds up

    Move from accounting to farming adds up

    FAIRBURY — When Amy Randazzo, who has a master’s degree in accounting, found herself between jobs four years ago, she was given a creative car…

    July 23, 2014 11:00 pm(0)
  • Cheesy Niche

    Cheesy Niche

    GREENVILLE — After six generations of dairy producers in the family, Beth Marcoot and her sister, Amy, had a choice to either continue the tra…

    July 23, 2014 10:46 pm(0)
  • Students get huge help to start small

    Students get huge help to start small

    URBANA — More people are being lured to rural Illinois with the dreams of having a big, market garden or a successful small business, but they…

    July 23, 2014 10:39 pm(0)
  • Locals unite to create own grocery outlet

    Locals unite to create own grocery outlet

    BLOOMINGTON — More than 560 consumers and farmers have bought into the idea of starting a cooperative grocery store in Central Illinois.

    July 17, 2014 8:00 am(0)

Traders expecting big crop

As the corn futures contract set a new low earlier this week, some people think the market c…

July 23, 2014 2:38 pm(0)

Salute to Pork Night at Normal Cornbelters

SPRINGFIELD -‘A crack of the bat, a bite of DaBurger’ will be the most common motto used on …

July 22, 2014 3:08 pm(0)

Livestock producers take advantage of USDA’s new disaster-aid program

WASHINGTON, D.C (AP) — Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses …

July 21, 2014 1:36 pm(0)

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