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UofI Farm Program Seminars

12/15/2014 10:44
Farm program seminars   URBANA, Ill. – For farm owners and operators who could benefit from assistance in navigating the choices in the Agricultural Act of 2014, help is on the way.  The seminars are free and will be offered in 14 locations across Illinois in January and February. Each...

CERTIFIED LIVESTOCK MANAGER TRAINING WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED

11/24/2014 13:20
CERTIFIED LIVESTOCK MANAGER TRAINING WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Workshops have been scheduled to provide Illinois livestock producers the manure management training they need to meet the requirements of the state's Livestock Management Facilities Act.  The Certified Livestock...

Got Ruts?

11/19/2014 10:34
    Public Affairs Illinois Natural Resources Conservation Service 2118 West Park Court Champaign, Illinois 61821 (217) 353-6606  Paige.Buck@il.usda.gov Web: www.il.nrcs.usda.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:...

FARM BILL INFORMATIONAL MEETING TO BE HELD JANUARY 8

11/18/2014 13:15
FARM BILL INFORMATIONAL MEETING TO BE HELD JANUARY 8     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           ...

Putting small acres to good use: Workshop series announced

11/18/2014 10:28
Sept. 22, 2014   Source: Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant, 217-782-4617; cvnghgrn@illinois.edu News writer: Stephanie Henry, 217-244-1183, slhenry@illinois.edu   Putting small acres to good use: Workshop series announced   URBANA – Putting a few extra acres to work can bring in additional...

2015 Illinois Conservation Cropping Seminars Back By Popular Demand!

11/17/2014 13:04
   NEWS _________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release: November 3, 2014               ...

ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE EXPANDS STATE EMERALD ASH BORER QUARANTINE

11/07/2014 14:04
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE EXPANDS STATE EMERALD ASH BORER QUARANTINE Boundaries now include 61 of Illinois' 102 counties SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Twelve counties have been added to Illinois' emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine, the state Department of Agriculture announced today. The new...

SAFETY AND STEWARDSHIP VITAL IN ANHYDROUS AMMONIA APPLICATION

11/03/2014 13:15
SAFETY AND STEWARDSHIP VITAL IN ANHYDROUS AMMONIA APPLICATION SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) and the Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association (IFCA) urge fertilizer dealers and farmers to practice both safety and stewardship this fall when applying anhydrous...

Diverse Coalition Releases Vision Statement for Cover Crops and Soil Health

10/22/2014 12:35
Diverse Coalition Releases Vision Statement for Cover Crops and Soil Health   WASHINGTON, D.C.—October 17, 2014—A diverse coalition of more than 40 national organizations, including commodity groups, agriculture associations, conservation and environmental NGOs, and major agriculture...

ILLINOIS MARKET NEWS SERVICE OFFERS FREE HAY DIRECTORY

10/22/2014 12:32
  ILLINOIS MARKET NEWS SERVICE OFFERS FREE HAY DIRECTORY Web-based tool brings together buyers and sellers in an online marketplace SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Whether buying or selling, the Illinois Department of Agriculture can help consumers who are in the market for hay.  Since 2007, its...