Category Archives: Ag News

RSVP for farm safety breakfast

RSVP for farm safety breakfast

The “Put Safety First on your Farm” breakfast is being held Thursday, February 4, at the Lexington Community Center in Lexington.MORE

Have questions? Illinois Farm Bureau is here to help

Have questions? Illinois Farm Bureau is here to help

By Cynthia Grau/WJEZ News Contracts 101: Utility Easements and Wind Farm Leases is being presented this evening at the Pontiac Township High School auditorium at 6. Laura Harmon, senior attorney, Garrett Thalgott, attorney for the Illinois Farm Bureau and Rae Payne, senior director of business and regulatory affairs for the Illinois Farm Bureau will meet…MORE

Blog wins national kudos

Blog wins national kudos

By Cynthia Grau/WJEZ News Pam Atkinson of the U of I Extension for Livingston, McLean and Woodford counties received national honors at the recent National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2015 annual session. Atkinson and three colleagues received first place national award for their personal finance blog, “Plan Well – Retire Well.” The…MORE

Ways to better avoid hitting deer with your vehicle

Ways to better avoid hitting deer with your vehicle

By Cynthia Grau/WJEZ News It’s deer season, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is extending some suggestions to help keep drivers and deer safe from accidents. Dough Dufford, Wildlife Disease and Invasive Species Program Manager with the IDNR, said this is the time deer are on the move, whether it’s because farmers are in…MORE

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