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Read article: Using the USDA cash rent surveys for determining the "going rate"
Using the USDA cash rent surveys for determining the "going rate"
The number one question I receive is, “What is the going rate for cash rent?” Most landowners are seeking an average to charge a farmer for the use...
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Read article: Farm Drones: Getting a bird's eye view to increase yields
Farm Drones: Getting a bird's eye view to increase yields
As a teenager, one of my farm duties was cultivating the weeds out of the corn and soybeans. I preferred to drive our bigger tractor because it was...
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Read article: Eating more plant-based proteins
Eating more plant-based proteins
Plant-based diets are becoming more popular The 2023 National Nutrition Month campaign encourages people to eat with the...
Read article: What’s the real deal with cover crops and SCN?
What’s the real deal with cover crops and SCN?
I think it is high time that I write to inform you about my Ph.D. research at Iowa State University where I studied the impact of cover crops on the...

News Releases

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Farm Forward: Turning Last Season’s Challenges Into Next Season’s Triumphs
Join University of Illinois Extension Crop Sciences Educator Kathryn Seebruck for the first year of her series “Farm Forward: Turning Last Season’s Challenges Into Next Season’s Triumphs”. This monthly series aims to address the needs of row crop producers and will be rotated between Jo Daviess...
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Agronomy Summit slated for January 31
Producers faced another challenging crop growing season this year with dry weather and added weed pressure. “The short yet intense periods of drought this year, although mitigated by timely rainfall, made for an interesting growing season,” stated Kathryn Seebruck, U of I Extension Crops...
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New conference aimed to educate current and future farmland owners
EAST PEORIA, Ill. - Owning farmland is a large responsibility and may come with a steep learning curve for some. In today’s world, a lot of farmland is farmed by one person, maybe managed by another person, and owned by a third person. It is important for those land owners to build solid...

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