A noticeably conflicted Adams County Board voted Tuesday night to recommend that the Illinois Department of Agriculture approve a new swine facility near Loraine. Eleven board members voted in favor of the recommendation.
The Pike-Scott Farm Bureau and Pike County Chamber of Commerce will host a county candidates forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the Pike-Scott Farm Bureau auditorium, 1301 E. Washington St.
Joseph Young, a Basco, Ill. man whose hobby is growing monstrous fruit, pulled a 300.5 pound watermelon from his garden this year.
The Mathews family is not concerned about Amazon's recent announcement that the online retailer will begin selling and shipping real Christmas trees up to seven-feet tall this year.
Sunset Lake Organics owners Randy and Crystal Clair worry that a proposed swine facility, County Line Swine, which is 2,200 feet from their home and farm, could threaten their livelihood.
In the past two weeks, West-Central Illinois has seen a much-needed return of rain after a summer of low precipitation.
Corn silage, not balage, better option for beef producers