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New Chairman Elected to U.S. Soybean Checkoff Board

1 day, 12 hours ago from Illinoisagconnection

Bob Haselwood, soybean farmer from Berryton, Kan., has been elected by his fellow United Soybean Board (USB) farmer-directors to lead the board in investing soy checkoff funds for the next year. In addition…

WIU Rocky purple and gold popcorn available at Ag office

2 days, 16 hours ago from WIU

Rocky Popcorn is available in half-pound plastic bags and microwaveable bags

Education key to consumer appreciation of seed and seed improvement

3 days, 17 hours ago from Illinois Ag Connection

Results have shown that it has been under-appreciated

JWCC's locally grown foods series to offer free garden plot

4 days, 16 hours ago from JWCC

The first eight students to enroll will receive a garden plot
Schock in Quincy Friday afternoon to talk locks and dams

Schock in Quincy Friday afternoon to talk locks and dams

5 days, 14 hours ago .

Congressman Aaron Schock (R-Peoria) will host industry representatives, trade associations, labor groups and other stakeholders at two press conferences to highlight recent congressional action to improve…

2015 Adams County Plat Book Now Available

6 days, 17 hours ago by Christine Morey

The new 2015 Adams County Land Atlas and Plat Book is now available and is being distributed by the Adams County 4-H Federation. This is the 14th edition of the Adams County Plat Book produced by Rockford…

How to interpret December 1 corn stock estimate

1 week ago from Illinois Ag Connection

There is uncertainty about the potential change in the corn production estimate

Rauner wants farmer to run Illinois Department of Agriculture

1 week, 1 day ago from Associated Press

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner said Monday he strongly prefers to have a farmer take over the Illinois Department of Agriculture and that he wouldn't impose sales taxes that would put Illinois' farmers at a disadvantage…

USDA scientists awarded for FMD vaccine research

1 week, 2 days ago From Cattle Network

When people think about keeping our homeland safe, they don’t usually think about animal diseases that threaten our nation’s economy and food supply, but USDA scientists do. Years of dedicated research…

Study: Duckweed potential protein source for swine

1 week, 4 days ago by Illinois AgConnection

Lemnaceae, commonly known as duckweed, is a small, free-floating aquatic plant with great potential for environmentally friendly applications. It can be used for the production of ethanol, biodiesel, and…

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Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 35 minutes ago

RT @Ken Tremendous: Parse it any way you like, and I know it's complicated, but the fact is: we just lost a battle, for freedom of expression, to North Korea.
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 37 minutes ago

RT @Benny: Rob Lowe: "If Sony Ran WWII Hitler Would Have Won"
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 37 minutes ago

RT @Michael Hendrix: The world's most powerful film critic.
Bob Gough on Twitter

Bob Gough 38 minutes ago

RT @Stephen King: Sony's decision to pull THE INTERVIEW is unsettling in so many ways. Good thing they didn't publish THE SATANIC VERSES.