• R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    The 35th Greater Peoria Farm Show invades the Peoria Civic Center this week and we have the details. Also, the Illinois Soybean Association Is concerned that the large harvest will…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    Leading this week’s news roundup for Illinois farmers and rural dwellers, a Gibson City grain merchandiser has been shuttered by the state for misrepresenting grain assets. Also in…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    The price farmers are paid for corn is down from last year’s already depressed value. What are the chances of corn prices making a recovery soon? We also have news of how one pork…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week we have news of an Illinois environmental activist group circulating photos of an under-construction hog facility in Marshall County, just as news spread of “animal rights”…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    In this week’s roundup of news bits for Illinois farmers and rural dwellers, an economist at the U of I predicts that prospects for U.S. crop prices for the 2016-17 marketing year…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    It appears as if record soybean production and second-highest-ever corn production will be the result of the 2016 U.S. harvest, according to Illinois USDA-NASS projections. Producers…

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