Extension Ag Update
March/April 2001
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Farm Records and Taxes
While President Bush continues to call for a general tax cut, there have been few if any specifics concerning what form such a tax cut might take. The effective date of any tax cut is undecided. An across-the-board rate cut could be accomplished in several ways. More

Fencing Hints
With the warmer weather, everyone is starting to stir around and work on those spring projects. Among those projects, fence construction and repair seems to be high on cattle producers list. The questions I get frequently are "Is there a better way to build a fence? What is the deal with high tensile wire fencing?" More

Welcome to New Professor of Plant Pathology: Dean Malvick
Within a week of joining the University of Illinois staff, Dr. Malvick was touring the state with the Corn and Soybean Classic seminars. More

Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide Container Recycling Program
There is no fee to recycle plastic agrichemical containers in the Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide Container Recycling Program. All agricultural containers except metal or household pesticide containers are accepted for recycling. More

Rural Route 2
The Rural Route 2 service is designed to help farm families get through tough times. More