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Agriculture

Agriculture

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

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...

Gov Rauner, Ag Director Poe Cut Ribbon at State Fair...

State Fair Grounds, Springfield -- With a bit of fanfare that is typical of such formal events, Gov Rauner and Illinois Agriculture Secretary, Raymond...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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...

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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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