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Agriculture

Agriculture

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

IL Congressmen Provide Update on Federal Policies on Agricultural Issues

Springfield -- Four Illinois Congressmen hold a townhall forum with the Asst Secretary of the Army for Civic Works, and take questions from members...

One-on-One with SIUE’s John Caupert, on Testing the Limits and Benefits...

SIUE, Edwardsville - We hear from John Caupert, Executive Director, National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC), which works on Advancing Biorenewables Research. Ethanol has...

Tuna Food Research Leads to New Soybean Markets for Illinois Farmers

By Eric Englert Medill News Service BLOOMINGTON, IL, June 29 - The Illinois Soybean Association, through a research grant from its association dues, is supporting Mexican tuna...

US Sen Mark Kirk (R) Candidate for Re-Election, on Ag Issues,...

From Normal:  Sen Mark Kirk addresses the Illinois Agricultural Roundtable, to discuss his policy positions on agriculture, and why his re-election is important for...

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...

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...

Illinois State Fair: Celebrating Life in Illinois’ Rural Counties

From the State Fair, we talk with Bill Jennings & Richland County Fair Queen, Samantha Trout, as the Counties celebrate their day at the...

Sen Dick Durbin (D) at Farm Bureau Forum

Sen Dick Durbin discusses his policy positions on a variety of issues, as he participated in the Illinois Farm Bureau's candidate forum. Instead...

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...

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...

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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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