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Ag college deans discuss branding, growth

Ag college deans discuss branding, growth

ST. LOUIS — It’s almost as if agriculture is a dirty word at ag colleges today.

May 21, 2017 1:00 pm Photos

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Reorganization of USDA affects trade, rural development

CINCINNATI, Ohio — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced May 11 the creation of an undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs in the USDA.

May 18, 2017 5:00 pm(0)
Arizona transplants live the simple farm life in Illinois

Arizona transplants live the simple farm life in Illinois

GOLCONDA, Ill. — Talk about going all in.

May 13, 2017 6:00 pm(0)
Trump administration sows confusion about NAFTA

Trump administration sows confusion about NAFTA

Editor’s note: Gary Schnitkey, Kathy Baylis and Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois ag economists, for the university’s Farmdoc Daily website April 28.

May 13, 2017 4:00 pm Photos

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City kids get chance to experience ag life

City kids get chance to experience ag life

CORNELL, Ill. — Many Chicago kids never get a chance to experience the smells and sounds of life on a farm. Tim Magner is taking action to provide opportunities for more urban kids to experience what’s going on in central Illinois.

May 13, 2017 8:00 am Photos

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Farms exceed Chapter 12 bankruptcy debt

Farms exceed Chapter 12 bankruptcy debt

While farming has changed in many ways since the 1980s, many aspects of agricultural bankruptcy are similar today. Some question whether the provisions have kept pace with the growth of modern agriculture.

May 12, 2017 11:00 am(0)
Safety Watch: Safe travel means busting some myths

Safety Watch: Safe travel means busting some myths

Last month, rural Iowa communities lost two residents in tractor-vs-passenger vehicle crashes.

May 11, 2017 4:00 pm Related (0)

Perdue impresses Iowa farmers

NEVADA, Iowa — It was a sunny Sonny day.

May 11, 2017 12:00 pm(0)

Slow planting progress, risk may affect prices

For Karl Setzer, it has been interesting watching the corn and soybean markets fluctuate but still remain in the same basic trading range.

May 10, 2017 10:40 am(0)