Thursday, November 26, 2020
Agriculture

Agriculture

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

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

Funding & Operations of Illinois’ Locks and Dams

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...

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’ 2014 Bumper Harvest

We talk with Jeff Adkisson of the Illinois Grain and Feed Association, about the great harvest farmers are realizing in 2014 and the role...

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...

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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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