• 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)
  • Yields trend above average

    Yields trend above average

    HOFFMAN — For Clinton County farmer Gary Knolhoff, his first day of harvesting was Sept. 29 — a sunny, beautiful fall day.

    October 16, 2014 9:20 am(0)
  • Rains put harvest behind

    Rains put harvest behind

    XENIA — Late-season rains put Darrin Hout a few weeks behind on harvest.

    October 16, 2014 9:10 am(0)
  • Harvest start ‘couldn’t be better’

    Harvest start ‘couldn’t be better’

    SMITHSBORO — The first two weeks of harvest couldn’t be better for Greenville farmer Brad Sugg who started harvest on Sept. 16.

    October 16, 2014 9:00 am(0)

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)

Above average yields make up for slow pace of harvest

Above average yields make up for slow pace of harvest

SCANDOVAL – Harvest began on Sept. 28th for Jeff Foltz and his brother Mark in South Eastern…

October 16, 2014 8:40 am(0)

Ag offerings expand at community colleges

CHAMPAIGN — Seven years ago, community college students — even those attending schools in th…

October 11, 2014 2:47 pm(0)

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Corn, soybean markets anticipate growing USDA production forecasts

URBANA, Ill. — The corn and soybean markets appear to be expecting the USDA’s already very large U.S. production forecasts to be increased in the Oct. 10 Crop Production report, said Universit…

October 01, 2014 2:48 pm(0)