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Tag Archives: Farmers

MOBILE WEB

Where do farmers go for price information on their smartphones? The CME’s web group has checked it out with their top 5 list: Corn accounted for 27% of all ag visits, followed by soybeans, feeder cattle, milk futures, and soft wheat.  Illinois farmers use the most mobile data, followed by Texas and Minnesota.  Check out… read more

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Grain Safety Conference for Farmers

The number of Illinois farmers killed in grain bin accidents tripled last year. What are you doing to protect yourself, your workers and the ones you love? Join us for a free, one-day training and informational session Tuesday, August 26 or Wednesday, August 27 at the Asmark Agricenter, 14171 Carole Dr., Bloomington, Ill. The conference… read more

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BIG VS. SMALL

NPR’s Dan Charles did a story Monday on farming trends gleaned from the recent 2012 Ag Census.  He profiled two commercial farmers in Kansas, but you could have done the story in Illinois.  Check it out: http://n.pr/1kKhBTD.

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USFRA UPDATE

The Food Dialogues return to Chicago on June 10. Integrity in Food Marketing will explore how food professionals – from farmers to food manufacturers, retailers and marketers to foodservice executives – can share information on these complex food-production issues while not confusing, misrepresenting or alarming consumers.  

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