• R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week: We have several reports from last week’s 64th Farm Progress Show in Decatur to share, including news about farmers’ efforts to reduce field chemical runoff, the WOTUS…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week we have news for farmers and rural dwellers impacting corn prices, crop development, harvest weather conditions, and more. Please read on … Economist questions USDA…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week’s rural and farm news roundup examines the growing number of dicamba-related crop damage complaints lodged by farmers in Illinois and across the nation. We also have highlights…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week’s farm news roundup offers updates on corn and soybean yield estimates for Illinois and perspective on U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue’s recent visit with farmers in Chenoa….

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    In this week’s farm news roundup, Illinois corn farmers are celebrating an important court decision impacting ethanol production, while urging the EPA to increase the amount of renewable…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week: renewable fuel proponents just won a court victory, of sorts, and we have perspective on the decision from Illinois Corn leadership to pass along. Also, farmer-members have…

STATE NEWS

Illinois Congressional delegation: How they voted

Report for week ending October 13 , 2017.   UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES   $36.5 Billion for Hurricane, Wildfire Relief: Voting 353 for and 69 against, the House…

Governor hopefuls court Illinois environmentalists

Democratic candidates for Illinois governor say the state has to stop the social injustice of negatively impacting the environments of its poorer residents. “Why are diesel trucks…

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