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Rain, Cool Temps Hamper Illinois Corn Harvest

6 hours, 34 minutes ago From Illinoisagconnection.com

Rainfall and very cool temperatures occurred throughout the state last week, hampering corn harvest advancement. There were 3.2 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday. Statewide, precipitation…

Funding Helps Bring Smart Grid Technology to Rural Co-Ops

1 day, 6 hours ago From Illinoisagconnection.com

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is investing more than $518 million in rural electric cooperatives to improve the delivery of electric power to communities in 15 states. This funding…

Illinois corn to push 200 bushels per acre

3 days, 7 hours ago From illinoisagconnection.com

Corn: Harvested area, forecast at 11.8 million acres, is unchanged from the previous forecast and previous year. The corn yield is forecast at 194 bushels per acre, up 6 bushels from August and up 16 bushels…

USDA boosts corn, soybean harvest to new records

4 days, 9 hours ago Associated Press

Record yields will be set in 18 states

Researchers Test Organic vs. Inorganic Microminerals to Pigs

5 days, 10 hours ago by Illinois AgConnection

Pigs require micromineral supplements in their diets to achieve optimal growth and health. However, feeding supplements that aren't well digested can cause pigs to excrete excess minerals, which may reduce…

Rain, warm temperatures continue across Illinois

6 days, 9 hours ago from Illinois Ag Connection

Statewide, precipitation averaged 1.25 inches,

Sept. 1 Corn Stocks Estimate - Does It Matter?

1 week ago From Illinoisagconnection.com

Corn prices continue to be dominated by expectations of a very large U.S. harvest. The USDA will release a new forecast of the size of the crop on Sept. 11. According to a University of Illinois agricultural…

Illinois farmers are tweeting, using social media to build relationships

1 week, 1 day ago therepublic.com

Farmers finding social media saves time to communicate

Leaders in Illinois agriculture honored

1 week, 2 days ago Associated Press

Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation hands out awards annually

Missouri among top states for farmers markets

1 week, 3 days ago from USDA

Number has grown 74 percent since 2008

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