Illinois Beef Association news
The Illinois Soybean Association, together with Illinois’ other commodity and agriculture organizations, is once again calling for nominations to the Illinois 20 Under 40 Awards.
Three superior members of the Illinois Agri-Women were honored with awards during the group’s annual meeting.
The Illinois Pork Producers Association is leading a call to members of the Illinois congressional delegation for a legislative remedy to state-by-state livestock production requirements.
The second annual Illinois Ag Retail Survey is underway to collect data on nutrient management practices.
Cattle are quite hardy and can handle a lot of adverse weather conditions when they have a heavy winter hair coat.
Taking steps now can help cattlemen prepare for changes in the market. “We are still in the tail end of the liquidation phase, but it seems to be slowing down,” said Ross Bronson, agricultural risk consultant.
Illinois Farm Families’ “We Are the 96%” campaign will resume paid advertising opportunities in January and February, concluding with a Super Bowl commercial for Illinois audiences on Feb. 11.
2023 was a year of wins and continued challenges that will extend into the new year for the corn industry.
Beef production hit an all-time record in 2022. “The increase in beef production in 2021 and 2022 was at the expense of our herd that is our future production and you can’t keep doing that indefinitely,” said Derrell Peel, livestock marketing specialist.
When a mineral feeder is empty for multiple days, there will be implications for an animal’s immune system.
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.
After undergoing a rigorous judging process, 20 farmers were identified as the second class of Illinois 20 Under 40 award winners.
The Illinois Livestock Leadership Institute is a combined effort of the Illinois Pork Producers Association and the Illinois Beef Association that provides an opportunity for young men and women to become actively involved in the livestock industry and all of agriculture.
The Illinois Soybean Association and its partners are honored to continue the Illinois 20 Under 40 recognition program in 2023. The program celebrates 20 young farmers under 40 for their work in the agricultural community and beyond.
The Asian longhorned tick could become a problem for Illinois cattlemen.