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.
Climate Corporation at Commodity Classic
We had a couple of different discussions with Climate Corporation in late February at Commodity Classic. Both of the discussions are about how to use data to better manage fields, especially for farmers who have land far from their homes. Climate Corporation has offices both on the west coast and in nearby Tremont.
Build a Better Breakfast
March is National Nutrition Month, and the St. Louis Dairy Council is asking people to build a better breakfast. The council’s Monica Nyman tells us how we can incorporate dairy as part of a plan to get three servings each day.