DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which has revised upward its estimate of this year’s corn harvest to 14 billion bushels.
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DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gardeners and livestock owners have formed mutually beneficial relationships through a free online manure exchange program.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois’ latest crop of corn and soybeans is shaping up.
JOY, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week that most of Illinois’ corn crop is in great shape. But some farmers in western and central Illinois suffered extensive damage from storms on Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Organic farmers in Illinois will be reimbursed for part of the cost of their federal certification.
ALTO PASS, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois peach farmers say their crops have weathered the cold winter but harvest may be delayed.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Federal statistics show sales from Illinois organic farms more than tripled during a five-year period.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Growers in southern Illinois say the strawberry season is delayed this spring.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State agriculture officials say wet, cold weather has kept Illinois farmers out of their fields this spring. Only 1 percent of the corn crop has been planted.
Monsanto Agronomist Lance Tarchione is expecting to soon see some field work in the area.