Extension Ag Update
July/August 2007
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Predicting Wheat Straw Yields in Northern Illinois
A study was conducted in 2004 and 2005 at the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center, Shabbona to document straw yields from commonly grown soft red winter wheat varieties and to determine if straw yield from winter wheat in northern Illinois can be predicted. More

eXtension Provides Solutions to Wildlife Damage
Whether it’s moles in the lawn, squirrels in the attic, or coyotes terrorizing a neighborhood, consumers now have instant access to research-based solutions for helping humans and wildlife coexist--managing problems caused by wildlife through an online resource dedicated to linking people who need information with the experts who have this information. 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.  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.  More

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