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National Farm Safety and Health week: protecting what matters

1 hour, 32 minutes ago from Illinois Ag Connection

Week focuses on promoting awareness of safe farm practices

Beef favorability at historically high levels

1 day, 1 hour ago Mary Soukup, Editor, Drovers CattleNetwork

Current high prices for beef could be the reason for slightly lower favorability

Farm accidents up over past year in Illinois

2 days ago pjstar.com

21 people died during the last year
JWCC Livestock Judging Invitational this Friday

JWCC Livestock Judging Invitational this Friday

3 days, 2 hours ago by Scott Hardy

More than 200 area high school students from 20 Illinois and Missouri schools will make their case for a future career in agriculture at John Wood Community College’s Ag Alumni Association 11th Annual…

Candidates air agriculture platform planks

4 days, 1 hour ago AgriNews

Gubernatorial candidates may be far apart on issues, but they both agree on the importance of Illinois agriculture

Rain, Cool Temps Hamper Illinois Corn Harvest

4 days, 22 hours 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

5 days, 22 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

1 week 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

1 week, 2 days ago Associated Press

Record yields will be set in 18 states

Researchers Test Organic vs. Inorganic Microminerals to Pigs

1 week, 3 days 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…

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