Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Agriculture

Agriculture

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

Strengthening IL Agriculture and Expanding Illinois’ Role as a Global Food...

Springfield - Our One on One interview with IL Agriculture Director, John Sullivan, who spent 14 years in the IL Senate. Sullivan,...

“Cannabis Czar” Toi Hutchinson on Building Illinois’ Marijuana Industry

January 2, 2020 - Toi Hutchinson, a former state senator who was a leader in passing the bill that legalized marijuana use...

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...

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’ 2014 Bumper Harvest

We talk with Jeff Adkisson of the Illinois Grain and Feed Association, about the great harvest farmers are realizing in 2014 and the role...

Illinois’ Connection to the Founding of Farm Aid

On the 30th Anniversary of Farm Aid, Speaker Joe Alexander tells the story of how Farm Aid began in Illinois, with a series of...

US Senate Candidate, Jim Oberweiss (R)

State Sen Jim Oberweiss, Republican candidate for the US Senate, discusses his policy positions on a variety of issues, as he participated in the...

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...

New Laws to Aid the Growth of Illinois’ Farmers Markets

From Springfield: Recently, Gov Rauner signed into law two bills that relax regulations on those selling items at farmers markets. We hear what these...

Regulating Massive Animal Farms

From the State Capitol:  Imagine finding out that your county government just approved a massive hog farming operation opening up next to your home,...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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