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Agriculture

Agriculture

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

U.S.-China Trade Deal Worth Hundreds of Billions for American Economy

Jan 15, 2020 -- As a candidate, Donald Trump told audiences that the United States was getting ripped off by the...

Gov Pritzker Removes John Sullivan as Agriculture Director

We will note that most of the information we have on John Sullivan's removal comes from Rich Miller at The Capitol Fax....

“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...

How Would Recreational Marijuana Affect Workers Comp or Businesses’ Drug Free...

Springfield Recorded May 1 - Rep Kelly Cassidy, one of the architects of the deal to legalize recreational use of marijuana in...

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...

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,...

Illinois Agriculture’s Priority Issues

Springfield -- Former Illinois State Senator John Sullivan (D) holds his first press conference as the nominee to be the state's new...

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,...

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...

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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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