What Is Entrepreneurship?
Recently, Illinois Extension initiated a novel new project called
the Agricultural Entrepreneur Development Initiative. This project
seeks to promote the development of entrepreneurial activity in
Overview of Hoof and Mouth Disease (HMD)
Even though it has a low fatality rate, HMD is considered the
world's most important animal disease. HMD affects all cloven-footed
animals and is present in Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe.
Beginning and Young Farmer Survey
Information about young and beginning farmers is currently being
gathered by the Farm Credit System Foundation. Data from the survey
will be analyzed and made available broadly to policy-makers so
that recommendations can be developed for the next Farm Bill.
Making a Better Meat Product
Management at the farm level influences the eating quality of
meat. Flavor, juiciness, tenderness, texture, and cooking odor
are all influenced by such factors as genetics, nutrition, age,
and handling techniques. More
Rural Route 2
The Rural Route 2 service is designed to help farm families get
through tough times. More