To provide our members with an informational platform to learn more about each of the gubernatorial candidates, FarmWeekNow invited each candidate to share where they stand on today’s top agricultural … Read More
will highlight planting in high tunnels and how beneficial predators can be used for pest control. LEARN MORE.
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Farm Families (IFF), Mercer County Farm Bureau Director Chad Bell helped dispel wrong assumptions on raising livestock. The series also earned IFF a silver anvil award from the Public Relations … Read More
While some farmers questioned if or when they’d complete planting, many are relieved to be in the home-stretch. Across the state, 98% of corn and 75% of soybeans were in … Read More
Looking to safely dispose of unwanted agrichemicals? A collection of agricultural pesticides has been scheduled in late summer in 10 central Illinois counties at no cost through the Illinois Department … Read More
Dr. Mark Ernst, state veterinarian with the Illinois Department of Agriculture, provides an update on avian influenza following the state’s recent announcement to continue enforcing emergency rules to prevent the … Read More
Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr. shares his thoughts on how American farmers plan to maximize domestic production in this Q&A. “In farming, every new generation must produce more … Read More
Last fall, Lucas Roney experimented with planting oats and radishes on his Moultrie County farm, but not all went as planned. With nearly 80% of his planting done and corn … Read More