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Agriculture

Agriculture

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

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.

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...

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...

Illinois’ Connection to the Founding of Farm Aid

On the 30th Anniversary of Farm Aid, Speaker Joe Alexander tells the story of how Farm Aid began in Illinois, with a series of...

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...

“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...

Gov Pat Quinn (D) Discusses his Policy Positions

From a candidates forum organized by the Illinois Farm Bureau, Gov Pat Quinn talks about his record and what issues he would like to...

Rep. Davis on the Need to Rebuild Locks and Dams along...

From Springfield:  Rep Rodney Davis (R-13th) attended the Illinois State Fair, discussing agriculture policy on a congressional panel.  We talk with him on the...

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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