A few weeks ago, very strong winds blowing dust across a south-central Illinois highway suddenly reduced visibility to just a few feet and resulted in a tragic, fatal multicar pileup.

May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Research shows that dairy foods are integral for building and maintaining a lifetime of healthy bones because they contain nutrients like calcium, protein, vitamin D, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium.

As the weather warms up this spring, it is important to prepare now for upcoming warm and hot weather. Poultry of all types are very susceptible to warm summertime temperatures and they have a difficult time coping with this hot weather.