The robin is our backyard superhero
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The robin is our backyard superhero

After an exceptionally mild winter, I noted my first robin sighting about three weeks ago. During that initial observation, scores of robins had arrived in my yard.

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Using drones next step for plant breeders
Farm and Field

Using drones next step for plant breeders

Using drones next step for plant breeders

Speaker: Ag has 'opportunity to be heard' in Trump administration
Agriculture

Speaker: Ag has 'opportunity to be heard' in Trump administration

Mike Dreith believes agriculture's largely solid support of President Donald Trump gives it a louder voice in the new administration. Dreith was the featured speaker at Wednesday night's First Bankers Trust Ag Banquet at Town and Country Inn and Suites.

Native Illinois plant named Perennial Plant of the Year
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Native Illinois plant named Perennial Plant of the Year

Native Illinois plant named Perennial Plant of the Year

Looking at viruses as biological control agents in crops
Farm and Field

Looking at viruses as biological control agents in crops

Looking at viruses as biological control agents in crops

ICC defends decision to OK Grain Belt Express Clean Line before appellate court
Illinois News

ICC defends decision to OK Grain Belt Express Clean Line before appellate court

The Illinois Commerce Commission recently asked the 5th District Appellate Court to uphold its decision in favor of the Grain Belt Express Clean Line project. The Illinois portion of the project will span just over 200 miles.

The American Robin: Living Up To Its Superhero Image
Good Growing

The American Robin: Living Up To Its Superhero Image

The American Robin: Living Up To Its Superhero Image

Stored surplus grain needs attention with safety in mind
Farm and Field

Stored surplus grain needs attention with safety in mind

Stored surplus grain needs attention with safety in mind

Spring tips for the home garden and landscape
Good Growing

Spring tips for the home garden and landscape

Spring tips for the home garden and landscape

Planning begins for Orr Center's 40th anniversary
Education

Planning begins for Orr Center's 40th anniversary

The University of Illinois Orr Research Center turns 40 this year, and plans are underway for a celebration. Matt Bradshaw, president the Orr Center Corp., said the 40th anniversary celebration will take place Aug. 2.