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  • Pheasant Hollow soars high among Illinois wineries
    In more than one sense, Pheasant Hollow Winery stands alone. The only winery in Franklin County, it isn’t situated at the end of a long road winding through forested hills. 
  • Visit Iowa Power Farming Show
    Farmers in the heartland don’t need to travel far to marvel at the best and latest farm equipment, high-tech electronics and precision ag technology — not when the Iowa Power Farming Show lures the biggest names and newest innovations to Des Moines for three days each winter. 
  • Build knowledge at show seminars
    The power of knowledge will be at full force for the upcoming Iowa Power Farming Show, with 16 educational seminars including a noteworthy “Soil Health” workshop scheduled to take place over the three days of the Feb. 3-5 show. 
  • Brothers follow each other in organizing expo
    There’s something about those Hoener boys and the WIU Ag Mech Club Farm Expo. “I was joking with Greg, I said I don’t know what it is about you Hoener boys and having to run this show practically by yourselves,” said Bart Gill, assistant professor at Western Illinois University in Macomb. 
  • AgriNews plows into digital field
    AgriNews has you covered. Wherever you are, the popular farm newspaper is there. Get the latest agricultural news in print, at your keyboard and on the go. After launching a redesign of the Illinois and Indiana newspapers last fall, AgriNews now is working to improve its digital offerings. 
  • Hartman to lead ICGA
    Kenneth Hartman Jr., a farmer from Waterloo, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association. Hartman has served on the ICGA board for six years, most recently as vice president. 
  • Communities to learn how to set up disaster preparedness group
    Purdue Extension is helping to provide training in January so that Indiana communities can organize to better prepare for and recover from disasters. 
  • Get your gardening on
    Purdue Extension is collaborating with the University of Illinois Extension to sponsor an annual seminar on gardening. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. EST Jan. 27, followed by a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. The seminar will begin at 6:45 p.m. at the Beef House Restaurant, 16501 State Route 63, Covington. 
  • Agriculture scholarships available
    The deadline, Feb. 1, is approaching for agriculture students to take advantage of tuition support offered through the IAA Foundation. Agriculture students and Illinois Farm Bureau members and their children may apply for college scholarships offered by the IAA Foundation, Illinois Farm Bureau’s charitable arm. 
  • Battle misconceptions about ag industry, farmer says
    Jim Smith’s family has been involved with agriculture ever since they moved to America from Germany six generations ago. 



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