Agriculture

Soil and Water Conservation District program targets conservation compliance

A lunch and learn program slated for Friday, Aug. 25, at the Adams County Farm Bureau, 330 S. 36th, will present speakers who will address conservation compliance, cover crops and the Illinois Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

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Agriculture

Pittsfield students inspire ag bill

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an agricultural bill Tuesday that was inspired by the work of a Pittsfield High School class.

Removing nitrate, phosphorus from tile drainage water
Farm and Field

Removing nitrate, phosphorus from tile drainage water

Removing nitrate, phosphorus from tile drainage water

Check pH, fertility levels with soil test
Good Growing

Check pH, fertility levels with soil test

Check pH, soil fertility levels with soil test

Pike County vet reaches 40 years in the field
Agriculture

Pike County vet reaches 40 years in the field

Pike County veterinarian Bill Johnson has treated animals out of the same office for 40 years and has no intentions of stopping as long as it is still fun.

Camp Point farmer puts future on display in hoop barn
Agriculture

Camp Point farmer puts future on display in hoop barn

What may be the future of the cattle industry in Illinois was on display Tuesday night near Camp Point.

Quincy News

Planning will soon begin for 2018 Adams County Fair

This year's Adams County Fair is barely in the rear-view mirror, and Melissa Shriver-Hackamack is already thinking about 2018. "We will start planning for next year next week," said Shriver-Hackamack, the Fair Board director.

Weather stations help farmers know when to spray
Farm and Field

Weather stations help farmers know when to spray

Weather stations help farmers know when to spray

Growing tomatoes makes summer memories
Good Growing

Growing tomatoes makes summer memories

Growing tomatoes makes summer memories

U of I dean: Information found at universities helps work in communities
Agriculture

U of I dean: Information found at universities helps work in communities

Kimberlee Kidwell does not have to look farther than the Orr Research Center to get a glimpse of the future of the University of Illinois and its Extension Service.