R.F.D. News & Views, August 27, 2008

For Central Illinois Farmers & Rural Dwellers  Crop Tour: Good Harvest Hangs in BalanceBLOOMINGTON – Crop scouts on the recently-completed Pro Farmer Midwest crop tour said a favorable harvest for most Illinois farmers depends on weather patterns during the final,…

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Grazing Conference Set for Sept. 13

URBANA – A multiple species grazing conference to help producers better manage forages, chemical use, and costs will be held Sept. 13 at the Logan County Extension office in Lincoln. “The goals of the conference are to help producers increase…

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Fall Forage Harvesting

URBANA – As fall approaches, a University of Illinois Extension dairy specialist has outlined three scenarios for the harvesting of forage. “We have plenty of late-planted corn and soybeans which could be nipped by an early frost,” said Mike Hutjens.…

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