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Agriculture

Agriculture

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

US Rep Tammy Duckworth (D) Candidate for the US Senate

From Normal:  US Congresswoman, Tammy Duckworth addresses the Illinois Agricultural Roundtable, to discuss her policy positions on agriculture, EPA regulations and trade.

“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...

President Trump Addresses the National Farm Bureau Convention

From Nashville: President Trump makes an address on agriulture, trade deals and the value of the American farmer to the nation's economy. President Trump's remarks...

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,...

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...

Funding & Operations of Illinois’ Locks and Dams

US House of Representatives Agriculture Cmte Chairman, Frank Lucas (R-OK) tours the Alton Lock and Dam on the Mississippi, with US Rep Rodney Davis...

Illinois’ Growing Exports of Soybeans to Asian Markets

From the Farm Progress Show in Decatur: We speak with Mark Albertson, of the Illinois Soybean Assn., and learn how the changing diet in...

Rep. Davis on the Need to Rebuild Locks and Dams along...

From Springfield:  Rep Rodney Davis (R-13th) attended the Illinois State Fair, discussing agriculture policy on a congressional panel.  We talk with him on the...

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...

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...

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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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