CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Researchers at the University of Illinois are taking the basics of photosynthesis miles farther in Urbana-Champaign test plots and greenhouses — intervening in the process, through which plants use sunlight to produce energy, to create higher yields.
URBANA, Ill. — There was certainly no shortage of weeds to study at the University of Illinois Field Day June 28 in east central Illinois. The abundance of weeds here is similar to what farmers are finding across the state.
DOWNS — Steve Pitstick, a Dekalb County farmer, goes to a number of field days and precision farming events, and he said sometimes he is disappointed when there is nothing new in the way of technology or ideas he can use.
EWING — In the four years since Ryan Lash and his family opened their pumpkin patch to the public in South Central Illinois, he has learned a great deal about all things pumpkin.