Equine Checkoff Referendum Oct 7, 2003 at Extension Offices
Kevin Kline, Extension Specialist - Equine, 217-333-1784, email@example.com
Illinois horse owners will vote Tuesday, October 7 to begin voluntarily
contributing five cents ($0.05) per 50-pound bag of commercial
horse feed ($2 per ton) to finance equine research and education
programs. Voting will take place at local Extension units. For
more information about the referendum check the website.
Rural Route 2 Is Available at 1-800-468-1834
The Rural Route 2 service is designed to help farm families get
through tough times. This confidential service provides referrals
for farm business and family financial advice; helps manage economic
as well as personal situations; helps locate local support; and
identifies assistance through the Illinois Farm Development Authority.
Publications Plus –University of Illinois
Agricultural and Horticultural Publications
or Call 1-800-345-6087.
It’s a one-stop shop for a current catalog of research-based
information (Mastercard and VISA accepted)
Forages Resources CD
Published by Iowa State Press this CD-ROM is an extremely valuable
learning tool for professionals who require forage information.
This CD-ROM serves as a supplement to information presented in
Forages: An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture,
6th edition. -Nearly 1900 high-resolution images of plant and
seed characteristics of individual forage species, forage management
practices, grazing systems and methods, and forage harvest and
storage make this a valuable resource. To order go the website
or contact Iowa State Press, 2121 State Avenue, Ames, IA 50014,
Organic Grain: Cropping System and Marketing:
Manual and CD
A practical guide to growing and marketing organically raised
grain. To order contact the Rodale Press, 610-683-6009, firstname.lastname@example.org
Organic and Sustainable Practices Workbooks
These workbooks were developed to assist producers in working
through the many details necessary to farm sustainable while remaining
in compliance with the National Standard. There are two workbooks
in the series - one for crops and one for livestock. Individual
hard copies can be obtained by calling 1-800-346-9140 or on the
web at http://www.attra.ncat.org/.