Extension Ag Update
January/February 2001
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Recently Reported Rabies in Illinois: The three recent cases of rabies in domestic animals--a horse and a cow in northern Illinois and another horse in southern Illinois--remind us of the very real and present danger that is harbored in some of our native wild animals. More

Degree Days Help Predict Crop and Insect Growth: Development of agricultural pests and crop growth can be tracked and projected by maintaining an account of the "heat" accumulated during each day in the growing season. More

ROPS Are Available...Affordable...and Able to Save Lives! :ROPS, or Rollover Protective Structure, is a cab or frame that provides a safe environment for the tractor operator in the event of a rollover. More

Rural Route 2 Is Available at 1-800-468-1834. More