Farm Bill Deal Close?
Rep. Rodney Davis (R-13) is serving on both the WRRDA and Farm Bill Conference Committee. Hear his updates on both bills. A framework on the farm bill could be close
Agriculture and the National Guard
Col. Fred Allen, from Delavan, commanded the 1-14 ADT (Agriculture Development Team) in Afghanistan. The team returned in April of 2012. I talked with him about his memories of the deployment and how rural Americans serve in the Guard.
Blogging about Ag for 30 Days
Holly Spangler, associate editor for Farm Progress, is sharing her thoughts on ag during 30 days of blogging event. For the 2nd year she has others involved in ag blogging too. www.prairiefarmer.com
FFA Barn Yard at State Fair
Hayle Johnson from Athens is the Section 14 President. She will be a freshman at LLCC this year. She is helping to staff the FFA Barnyard at the fair.
Jessica Awe Drives Reserve Grand Champion
A constant feature in the Swine Barn at the Illinois State Fair has been the Awe family from Elkhart, Jessica Awe along with her cousin Lucas Aylesworth again had a great weekend at the fair. Jessica finished second overall on Saturday with the drove the
Sisters Showing At the Fair
Tamar and Taryn Adcock of Christian County are ready to show cattle and support the livestock industry in Illinois