Stories about Western Illinois University
Illinois Agri-Women has awarded five scholarships for females studying agriculture. One $1,500 IAW Helen Henert Agriculture Education Scholarship has been awarded to Mallory Ames, an agriculture education major.
A Western Illinois University distinguished alumnus has made an equipment donation to the WIU School of Agriculture, which will help students with the use of technology in the field.
As the 95th Illinois FFA State Convention draws near, the Illinois FFA state officer team has been busy putting the finishing touches on the annual extravaganza.
Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture will host its fourth annual Pennycress Field Day on May 25 at the Agriculture Field Laboratory.
With 23 years under his belt as a teacher of agriculture at John Wood Community College, Mike Tenhouse is looking toward the future.
For Jana Poliska Knupp and her family, the conversations around and about agriculture and farming come easily.
Illinois pork producers intend to keep making bacon — but a little less of it, according to the first-quarter U.S. Department of Agriculture Hogs and Pigs Report.
The first U.S. Department of Agriculture Hogs and Pigs Report of 2023 showed that U.S. pork producers are pulling back on expansion.
I spent the last two months entertaining myself and can only say that I contributed to the ranch operation by completing most of the frost seeding and attending some grazing and cattle events.
Like many little boys, Benji, a cheerful, redheaded little boy from western Illinois, likes to spend time with his grandpa.
Waves of torrential rainfall drenched California into the new year. Snowpacks in the Sierra Nevada Mountains have swelled to more than 200% their normal size, and snowfall across the rest of the Colorado River Basin is trending above average, too.
Many people in agriculture may hear the word “teach” and think, “I’m no teacher,” and I’d have to agree with you. I’m not a teacher and I’ve never wanted to be one.
For three days in mid-December, the Illinois FFA Major State Officer Team embarked on a retreat to spend time focusing on the beginning of planning the 95th Illinois FFA State Convention.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Agriculture shared accomplishments made in 2022 to support the state’s No. 1 industry.
An Illinois Valley Community College Foundation agriculture scholarship will honor the late June and Lyndon Hiltabrand of Cedar Point.