Get Ready for Spring
Paul Schell with AgLand FS talks about ways to get ready for spring planting, as well as the variable planting work that he’s doing with local farmers.
Getting Ready for Spring
Matt Foes, regional agronomist with the 360 Yield Center recently spoke to the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers. We talk about how everyone has a thirst for more information and how a still fairly new company goes about getting customers.
Weather Outlook Rescheduled
The Weather Outlook, which was scheduled for today at the Peoria County Farm Bureau building, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 1 at 10 AM.
Pork Organizations are Providing Scholarships
Nine scholarships will be awarded through the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) scholarship program for the 2015-16 school year: three gold scholarships for $2,000 each; three silver for $1,500 each; and three bronze scholarships for $1,000 each; with funding for the scholarships made possible through the Keppy Foundation. “IPPA supports these scholarships because we want […]
Proposed Cuts to Illinois Extension
The proposed budget for the Illinois Department of Agriculture included a 20% cut for U of I Extension. Today we visited with Associate Dean and Director of Extension George Czapar about the proposed changes and what it could mean for the service.