Apr 26, 2012
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“Champions of Change” discuss renewable energy future with President Obama today

The 25x'25 Alliance asks President Obama “to allow U.S. agriculture to help the auto industry meet new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards through the use of cleaner, higher octane biofuels, including E30...."...More
Apr 23, 2012
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Very early planting in Illinois

Most years I plan to begin planing YC between April 15 and 25 and be finished by May 10. This year I will have all of our corn planted by April 25, plus 1/4 of our 2012 crop YSB crop has been planted for a week. Western Illinois soils are dry & warm.  Some of the warmth is coming from tractor engine heat; every direction you look there are at  least two farmers doing fieldwork without worry of getting stuck in the mud.  Good eyesight is not needed to spot tractors working in fields this year....More

Continuing Education
New Course
The 2,000 member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action...
Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...