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Commercial Agriculture

University of Illinois Extension has excellent resources for farm owners and operators.

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When you support the University of Illinois Extension Commercial Agriculture program, the agriculture community is provided with access to cutting edge agricultural, food science and research information that can be used by local commercial, producers, agri-businesses, and small farms / urban farms. This information allows for cost savings, increased revenue, latest technology, and pest management best practices. Those benefits include increased economic activity and intangible benefits including sustainable environmental preservation and a venue for providing education about agriculture. Extending knowledge, changing lives.

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  • Hill and Furrow Blog
    Angie Peltier, Extention Educator, Commercial Agriculture keeps you up to date on regional topics pertinent to commercial ag in Illinois.

  • Illini Farm Report
    Tune in for Radio & TV news from University of Illinois College of ACES illinifarmreport.blogspot.com Advice from UI Agricultural Economists: Darrell Good, Gary Schnitkey, Todd Gleason and others.

  • iPhone app MTRN (Maximum Return to Nitrogen) Calculator
    The calculations combine the agronomics of nitrogen rate research and the realities of economic fluctuations to provide a customized nitrogen rate. The free app is available from iTunes store.

  • The Cattle Connection
    The Cattle Connection is by Extension Commercial Agriculture Educator Travis Meteer, bringing you timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies

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