A group of Brazilian agronomists, landowners and input industry representatives visited several locations in Illinois that included stops at the Illinois State University Farm, Bayer research facilities and John Deere.
When asked to describe war, Union General William T. Sherman noted that “war is cruelty, and you cannot refine it.” Later, Sherman did refine his dictum to the much shorter, impossible-to-forget: “War is hell.”
The Illinois Corn Growers Association teamed up with agricultural organizations throughout the state on Aug. 3 to discuss emerging markets and legislation impacting the industry.
With 23 years under his belt as a teacher of agriculture at John Wood Community College, Mike Tenhouse is looking toward the future.
The farm sector shouldn’t see quite as many transportation-related challenges this year compared to 2022, according to industry experts at the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois’ 130th annual convention in Peoria.
Discussing topics such estate planning and mental health may not be comfortable for family members, but are essential.
The 23rd annual First State Bank Ag Conference, a special forum for area farmers, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at the Mendota Civic Center.
For over 150 years, Chicago’s Palmer House Hotel has hosted numerous extravagant guests and events, including the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, held Dec. 2-6.
The addition of the largest, newly built wheat mill in the United States three years ago near Mendota certainly added to demand for the crop in northern Illinois and other regions of the country. And farmers responded to increased demand and strong global prices for wheat.
The Illinois Soybean Association has moved to its new headquarters at 1108 Trinity Lane, Bloomington. The construction project, which began in December 2021, was part of an effort to reposition the organization “to get back to our roots,” said John Lumpe, ISA CEO.
Even at first glance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recently announced $3 billion “Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities” sounds like doublespeak, an Orwellian invention that reverses the meaning of words.
It’s rare to find one Midwestern academic publicly questioning the economic and environmental impacts of ethanol.
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth spoke of her legislative record and platform going forward if elected during the recent Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable candidate forum.
American Farmland Trust began taking applications July 13 for the Illinois Cover Crop Initiative program in Illinois.
Mega-billionaire Warren Buffett has a well-deserved reputation as a genius “value investor” and pithy commentator. His annual reports to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders are highly anticipated for their market insight and expressive language and often make news because of both.