• R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    It’s official: after months of speculation, Illinois has reclaimed the title of Soybean Capitol of the World with the announcement of the final 2016 crop production numbers. Oh, and…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week we have reaction to the closing of the Peoria Stock Yards from one of the state’s foremost livestock consultants, along with a farm bill commodity programs update, a look…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    In our last column of 2016, we highlight University of Illinois farm economist Darrel Good’s final projection for 2017 crop and livestock prices, issued Dec. 28, and the USDA’s…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    As the year comes to an end, the University of Illinois has debuted its new Farm Policy News website that generates daily “quick-take” news summaries for subscribers of the free…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    In this week’s roundup of news of interest to Illinois farmers and rural dwellers, an epic showdown between two potential land buyers resulted in farmland fetching over $55 million…

  • RFD News & Views

    RFD News & Views

    Commodity board elections, awards, conferences and farm industry studies are always under farmers’ Christmas trees this time of year. This year is no exception: as the 2016 University…

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