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  • Soggy fields help spawn plant diseases
    Timely planting in April and May was followed by record-setting rains in June. This led to ponded water that remained for long periods of time in some areas. 
  • Xtend soybeans nearing market release
    SPONSORED: Farmers who battle glyphosate-resistant and other tough-to-control weeds will have an additional weed management tool in 2016 with the anticipated introduction of the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System. 
  • Pesticides and unintended consequences
    Control of household pests has changed considerably over the last 50 years, both outdoors and indoors. 
  • Unusual growing year brings weed, insect surprises
    SPONSORED: An unusual growing year that went from extremely wet to very dry brought surprises, some welcome, some not, even before combines started rolling in farm fields. 
  • How to cut  heat loss from your fireplace
    I could spend hours sitting in front of a fire. I love everything about a good fire — the smell of the wood as it burns, the soft roar and periodic pops and the way the flames dance in the hearth. It is mesmerizing. However, that fire does more than just entertain. 
  • Tis season to go out and help others
    The holiday season — Thanksgiving and Christmas — to me is a time to be around family and be grateful for all that I have. 
  • Lily’s tale: Let me tell your animal stories
    Meet Lily. She’s a beloved 10-year-old miniature donkey who belongs to Andy Ulrich of Sumner in Lawrence County. Lily arrived in Andy’s care about a year ago, just before Andy’s church hosted its annual “A Walk to Bethlehem” live nativity. 
  • History comes alive at Vandalia Statehouse
    There was a time when history was not interesting to me, but that has really changed. I’ve learned that history is fascinating, especially when it involves talking with a farmer who has experienced vast changes in the way he manages his farm and the tools he uses to grow food and fiber. 
  • Why is Illinois losing ag scientists?
    Illinois farmers lost another valuable source of information this month to either industry or an out-of-state university. Entomologist Mike Gary announced his retirement from the University of Illinois to begin a new career with Monsanto. 
  • What are you thankful for?
    It’s almost here — my favorite holiday of the year: Thanksgiving. Followed quickly by my least favorite day of the year, Black Friday. 

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