Extension Ag Update
January/February 2001
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Power Lines Don't Mix with Augers & Grain Bins
With harvest season getting underway, farmers are urged to take note of electrical lines when moving equipment like portable grain augers, oversized wagons and large combines, and to use a qualified electrician for electrical system repairs. More

Winter Annual Control in Established Alfalfa
Henbit, shepherd’s purse, mustard, chickweed and downy brome may be lurking in your alfalfa field as young seedlings. More

Farm Beginnings Program Provides a Jump Start to Sustainable Farming
Farm Beginnings is a program for farmers who want to learn more about low-cost, innovative methods of sustainable farming. And, for the first time, this farmer training program is available in Illinois. More

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. More