The Illinois Corn Growers Association thanked Rich Clemmons for over four decades of work representing agriculture in Illinois policy. Clemmons announced his retirement after supporting ICGA as a lobbyist since 2008.
A year-over-year gain of 5% in agricultural land values, the smallest gain in three years, was reported in the third quarter of 2023, according to a survey.
Area farmers and farmland owners will have the opportunity to network at the upcoming Common Ground Gathering from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 3 at Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen in Crystal Lake.
There was a modest improvement in farmer sentiment about the ag economy in October as farmers reported improvements in current conditions and future expectations on their farm.
The impact of drought conditions across much of the Corn Belt on crops and water transportation were a common theme in the Federal Reserve’s recent survey.
The 31st annual Cattlemen’s College, sponsored by Zoetis, will be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in Orlando in conjunction with CattleCon24. The event draws more than 1,000 attendees every year.
Agricultural producers’ sentiment declined for the second month in a row, as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index fell nine points to a reading of 106 in September.
Tammy Willis, state conservationist, announced the first application cutoff period for fiscal year 2023 Agricultural Conservation Easement Program wetland reserve easements of Dec. 1.
Sitting in a large tent sponsored by Syngenta, their company logo on the screen behind her, Chris Chinn, director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, offered up some food for thought on the current China challenge.
Agricultural conditions were somewhat mixed, with drought conditions and lower commodity prices reported in parts of the Corn Belt, according to survey results in the Federal Reserve’s “Beige Book.”
After “the craziness of 2021 and 2022″ the farmland market appears to be catching its breath with stable to slight declines for the first half of 2023.
I imagine some of you have started harvest by now. Not me, though, but that’s normal. Our double-crop beans are getting really thirsty since we’ve only had a third of an inch of rain in over six weeks.
Although Claire Hodge did not plan on a career in agriculture, that changed while shopping at a farmers market.
Silvia Abel-Caines is on the path of owning a farm where she can grow garlic and develop a silvopasture.
Farmland values rose slightly year-over-year and from the first to the second quarter of 2023 in the Seventh Federal Reserve District, according to a survey.