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All issues concerning Small Farms, Agriculture, Local Food Systems, and the Natural Resources.

Upcoming programs for Small Farms

Posted by Paul Mariman -

Today Posting is programs and events for those interested in food production and farmers markets Upcoming Programs Creating an Attractive and Efficient Farmer's Market Stand, April 30 , 2012. University of Illinois Extension, Livingston County Extension Office, 1412 S. Locust St., Pontiac. Register at...

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Expectations for the 2012-13 Corn Marketing Year

Posted by Paul Mariman -

Today posting Dr. Good is looking at what to expect for corn pricing in the next year. Expectations for the 2012-13 Corn Marketing Year December 2012 corn futures reached a high of $6.735 on August, 31, 2011, declined to a low of $5.23 on March 30, 2012, and are currently trading near $5.40. The steady decline in prices over the past few months reflects, in...

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The calculation behind the ethanol mandated production Numbers

Posted by Paul Mariman -

Today's articlal explains the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) These are the calculation behind the ethanol mandated production Numbers Understanding the Lifespan and Maturity of a RIN In the March 15th post, the banking and borrowing provisions f...

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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Law Q and A

Posted by Paul Mariman -

This is a new blog, presented in it will be information relating to the world of agriculture and Natural Resources. The blog is going to center around DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt Counties, and because we are in a global economy issues that affect all agriculture and the natural resources around the world. The information included today is going to be a set of Questions and Answers regarding the ne...

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