IllinoisFarmerToday

IllinoisFarmerToday

@ilfarmertoday

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Illinois Farmer Today is a weekly ag publication devoted to serving the farmers of Illinois and around the nation.

Joined on December 20, 2013
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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — This is sweet corn season, and that means Ethan Crow and his family are busy. That’s just the way it is when you sell sweet corn. https://t.co/nFH53RBm2y

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ROCK PORT, Missouri — In 1972, Cecil DeMott was 20 years old when he received a letter that he had been drafted into the U.S. Army.He says his military training and experience provided him with skills that can be useful in farming. https://t.co/76DKF2l998

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THOMPSONVILLE, Ill. — The end of World War II led to the beginning of the farming career of Bob Poole. He served as part of the American occupation force that ran the nation for several years following its surrender in 1945. https://t.co/MKV6Wakq23

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Iowa City-based Rantizo, which specializes in spraying fields with drones, is hoping they can utilize their technology in other capacities, such as sanitizing stadiums for fans to safely watch contests. https://t.co/2E5DjZ5X8M

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Tim Youngquist has a bit of a duel role, just like the prairie strips he promotes serve multiple roles. The strips he works on and promotes are used by farmers to address erosion, wildlife habitat and water quality issues, among other things. https://t.co/N7rhYPqAid

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WASHINGTON, Iowa — Brooke Hanson like to make things simple. With the blog, she hopes to help simplify certain aspects of parent’s busy lives, whether that’s in money management or mealtime. https://t.co/MndbFcyq44

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The decline in ethanol production has livestock producers turning back to corn as distillers are in short supply. https://t.co/wuYbWfcgWF

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When Matt Boucher started experimenting with cover crops on his Livingston County Illinois farm in 2012, some of his neighbors thought he was crazy, he said. Now people come to him for advice as they try new things. https://t.co/fC78embxVW

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All systems appeared to be go for the 2020 Farm Progress Show, but recent developments have caused the annual event to cancel this summer. https://t.co/QxqxdwlrJA

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — On research farms around the Midwest and at the Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, researchers continue to work to find new crop technology, new ways to grow better crops and even methods to grow the markets for those crops. https://t.co/xMavWkqdDp

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Bob Hemesath has used GMO products on his farm near Decorah in Northeast Iowa for close to 20 years. https://t.co/4N7CM3ELH1

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The potential may be unlimited when it comes to gene editing technology, but for the time being, most of that potential remains unrealized in the U.S. https://t.co/j6dqcm66bt

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The road leading to the future of genetic modification in agriculture is rife with potholes, blind corners and off-ramps. https://t.co/4kTQqybeng

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COBDEN, Ill. — To Gerardo “Jerry” Jimenez, peppers are virtually a necessity. Jimenez never set out to become a niche farmer, when it came time to retire, they were looking for something to keep them busy. https://t.co/i6rbgxPH7G

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VINTON, Iowa — When thinking about his future and eventually retirement, Lance Lillibridge knows he needs to protect his assets. That’s why he’s adamant about making sure he is conserving every last bit of his farm if possible. https://t.co/O3gFcYeqFm

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As herbicide resistant weeds have grown as a threat to crops, conventional farmers have joined organic farmers in seeking alternative methods of weed control. https://t.co/YyVmawLAzJ

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There is little debate that applying nitrogen in the fall can be effective and convenient. But it may not always be the most efficient or environmentally sound practice. https://t.co/kwgTR8tiPc

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When the historic flooding of 2019 swept through the river bottoms of the Midwest, grain bins were among the items damaged or destroyed. The rebuilding has been gradual. https://t.co/3EkBEA4K9m

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The growing niche market of grass-finished beef has its rewards, but also requires special care. https://t.co/TnMK3x4onp

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Like agriculture, technology is always advancing. Whether it is for security or to make life easier in the field, the importance of new implements on the farm is helping farmers across the Midwest. https://t.co/p5gddjyIAH

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