Friday, January 24, 2020
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...

Farmers Fear Fed EPA’s Proposed New Regulations on Waterways

We sit down with  Garry Niemeyer, the past President of the National Corn Growers Association, and ask him about why he and other farmers...

Sen Chapin Rose on the Agricultural Economy

from the Farm Progress Show in Decatur.. We talk with State Senator Chapin Rose (R), about the leading agricultural businesses located in Central Illinois,...

Sen Dick Durbin (D) at Farm Bureau Forum

Sen Dick Durbin discusses his policy positions on a variety of issues, as he participated in the Illinois Farm Bureau's candidate forum. Instead...

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...

Drought and Funding Challenges Facing Illinois Agriculture

From Auburn: We talk one-on-one with Gary Niemeyer, Chairman of the National Corn Growers Association. We about the challenges of the on-going drought on...

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...

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,...

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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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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