Veterinary Feed Directive
Mike Martz, president of the Illinois Beef Association, discusses the upcoming Veterinary Feed Directive. He says cattlemen are ready for the changes, although there can be challenges in finding willing vets and in small herds that don’t have much contact with local vets. Illinois Beef is part of upcoming Beef Quality Assurance training events. There […]
New Day Hydroponics
Tim Yohnka converted the family’s old hog confinement barn into a hydroponic greenhouse, and he’s become the year-round basil source for several retail outlets in his area. Tim is on the cover of the latest Illinois Farm Bureau Partners magazine.
Hold on Overtime rules
Chuck Spencer at GROWMARK discusses the temporary block placed on the US Department of Labor’s overtime rule, which was set to go into effect December 1.
New ACES Dean
aces-dean Dr. Kim Kidwell, originally from Vermillion County, is the new Dean at the U of I’s College of ACES. We talk about budget issues, the role of extension, and her joy at returning to her alma mater and home state.
Economic Outlook with Kel Kelly
Kel Kelly is GROWMARK’s director of market & economic research. He looks at interest rates and other issues discussed as a new presidential inauguration is less than two months away.