Friday, January 15, 2021
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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Critical Need to Rebuild Illinois’ Lock & Dams on the Illinois...

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...

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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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