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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,...

New Cash Crop: Illinois Opens Applications to Grow Industrial Hemp

State Capitol, April 30 2019 - Gov Pritzker and Illinois Agriculture Secretary John Sullivan announce the Dept of Agriculture now has applications...

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...

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...

Examining the Proposed Use of Ethanol E-15 Year-Round as a Fuel...

Edwardsville - On October 9, at a rally in Iowa, President Trump announced he's proposing allowing the use of E-15 as a fuel additive,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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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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