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The senatorial candidates participated in a question-and-answer session after their opening statements at the recent Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable forum. The questions were provided by those in the audience.
Questions relating to several high-priority legislative issues were posed to U.S. senatorial candidates at a recent candidate forum. The Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable forum featured incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth and Republican challenger Kathy Salvi.
A question-and-answer session was held as part of the recent Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable candidate forum following each gubernatorial candidate’s opening statements. The questions were provided by those in the audience.
Following Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey’s opening statements at the Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable forum, he answered questions posed by those in attendance.
A plan by MidAmerican Energy to build a large wind farm in southwestern Iowa is drawing opposition from some community residents.
We sure are getting a lot of wind farms in Illinois. I’ve been to one of two future wind farm meetings last week. The meeting was held in my old high school where I grew up.
Well, I’ve sold and loaded out lambs twice in the last 30 days, so now all I have left is the replacement ewe lambs to feed and two steers. I started them on the eight-species cover crop field Nov. 19 and they should stay in that field until the middle of January.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. has started work on two new solar farms in northwest Indiana that will generate a combined 465 megawatts of power when they come online next year.
A solar energy project proposed in central Illinois would use some 100,000 solar panels and have the capacity to power the equivalent of 10,000 homes, officials say.
With gusts from Lake Michigan and a strategic position between two electric grids, Indiana is one of the best states in the country for building wind turbines, experts say. And as a result, the industry is growing in the Hoosier state.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. is adding more than 400 megawatts of wind and solar power to its energy portfolio in the utility’s latest step toward ending its reliance on coal.