National Ice Cream Month
July is National Ice Cream Month. Monica Nyman with the St. Louis Dairy Council has some tips for how to enjoy ice cream without breaking the daily diet.
Farm Credit turns 100
Farm Credit has been celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year. The actual anniversary was Sunday, July 19. We visit with Derek Webber at the First Farm Credit office in Normal about the lending business and the continuous effort to let people know about the services they provide.
Cathy Ludolph with 4-H in Peoria County has a preview of tomorrow’s 4-H horse show. The county fair is July 27-29 at Expo Gardens. She also has some tips for those who have an interest in their kids joining 4-H or for volunteering with clubs and projects.
Asgrow/DeKalb Agronomy Update
Lance Tarchione with Asgrow/DeKalb is in northern Fulton County. He has an agronomy update in his area, and he says the rains in mid-June saved this year’s crop. He also invites farmers to their field day July 20 in Monmouth.
Know Your Farmer, Food, Future
IL Farm Bureau Vice President David Erickson is in Chicago today at a Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, Know Your Future event. Thisoffers farmers, businesses, organizations, state and federal institutions and others involved in agriculture an opportunity to learn about USDA agencies, programs, and grants.