Saturday, April 20, 2019
Agriculture

Agriculture

Sharing information on agricultural news, trade developments, new techniques, and interesting agricultural trends in Illinois.

Promoting Locally Grown Foods

We speak with two representatives of a coalition promoting locally grown produce. Will hear why they say the trend in farmers markets and food...

The Explosive Growth of Illinois’ Wine Industry and Economic Impact

We talk with Cynthia Fleischli, Executive Director of the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners' Association.  Over the last 15 years, the Illinois wine industry...

Drought’s Affect on Grain Elevator Operators and Illinois’ Economy

As nearly all Illinois counties are declared an agricultural disaster, we talk with Jeff Adkisson of the Illinois Grain and Feed Association. We...

Drought and Funding Challenges Facing Illinois Agriculture

From Auburn: We talk one-on-one with Gary Niemeyer, Chairman of the National Corn Growers Association. We about the challenges of the on-going drought on...

Illinois Department of Labor inspects all rides at State Fair

SPRINGFIELD - In the wake of a recent fatal accident on a carnival ride in Ohio, the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) wants to assure...

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D) on Funding a Rebuild of Locks &...

From Springfield:  Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-17) tells us what she's hearing are the issues of concern to her voters.  And as a member of...

Farm Leaders on the Future of Farming

from the Farm Progress Show in Decatur.. We talk with two agricultural leaders about the challenges facing the farming community. We hear how...

Sen Chapin Rose on the Agricultural Economy

from the Farm Progress Show in Decatur.. We talk with State Senator Chapin Rose (R), about the leading agricultural businesses located in Central Illinois,...

Gov Pat Quinn (D) Discusses his Policy Positions

From a candidates forum organized by the Illinois Farm Bureau, Gov Pat Quinn talks about his record and what issues he would like to...

Illinois State Fair Officials Say This Year’s Fair Will Be Among...

Springfield -  Members of the Department of Agriculture and the Illinois Depart of Natural Resources, briefed the press today on a series of events...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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