CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois is set to pay tribute to the state’s agriculture industry during the upcoming Illinois-Purdue football game.
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With record amounts of corn to harvest this fall, the process is definitely going to take longer than normal.
The forecast calls for a perfect stretch of weather on this first week of autumn, but many are farmers are playing the waiting game before beginning harvest.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a year earlier, according to Bloomington-based Country Financial.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Wet, cool conditions across much of Illinois have put farmers behind schedule in bringing their corn in from the fields, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
The stormy weather has passed, but left its’ mark on fields in some locations around the area.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — After months of research, historians have discovered a once-secret plot of farmland that served as a testing ground for the first hybrid corn breeding experiment in northern Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture has declared several counties in Eastern Illinois and Western Indiana a disaster area after a spring hail storm ruined area strawberry crops.
The Knox County Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting their annual well-sealing demonstration tomorrow at 10am at the Mottaz Farm near Yates City.
CLAYTON, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois farmers say this year’s corn harvest could be later — and more expensive — than usual.