Illinois State University news
At the 95th National FFA Convention and Expo, held Oct. 26-29 in Indianapolis, nearly 70,000 students, advisers and guests from across the United States congregated in and around Lucas Oil Stadium to celebrate the successes of FFA members.
Farmers were encouraged to give cover crops a try at the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau Nutrient Loss Stewardship Field Day.
The road to Illinois FFA major state office is not a smooth path and the lucky few who are named state officers learn quickly that their term is not easy, either. However, it is among the most fulfilling journeys on which a teenager can embark.
Finding points of commonality and developing strong partnerships between groups that may not always agree has been a strong suit in the Prairie State’s nutrient loss reduction efforts.
The new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program has sparked a large response, drawing more than 450 proposals seeking $3 billion to $4 billion in grants.
If you’re from a rural community, you’ve been there. There are places you go and you just can’t seem to get any kind of cell reception. Dead zones.
A team of Illinois State University researchers are evaluating the impact of cover crops on carbon sequestration and organic matter.
Keeping the massive microbial community in soils happy is vital in crop production and research is underway that focuses on the relationships between cover crop selection and microbes.
Field trials of a new cover crop, CoverCress, are in its third year at the Illinois State University Farm and multiple benefits are being realized as intended.
All students at the Grand Ridge School are learning about agriculture this year with the development of an ag program at the school that includes kindergarten through eighth grade.
College students graduating with a degree in agricultural education have a lot of job opportunities.
Corn and sunflower planting season has arrived for Ukrainian farmers, bringing a multitude of other concerns and uncertainties that stretch across the globe as Russia continues its invasion.
Parturition management is one of the most popular classes in the Department of Agriculture at Illinois State University.
The Illinois Soybean Association has named its ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoy class for the 2022 growing season. Funded by the Illinois Soybean checkoff program, the Soy Envoys represent a partnership between ISA and the Illinois Certified Crop Adviser Program.
Since Ava Marshall is part of a farm family, she thought she was well-versed in agriculture until she attended the Women Changing the Face of Agriculture event.