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Farm bill training opportunities in northern Illinois

Posted by Russel Higgins -

I enjoyed visiting with many farmers in December and January while partnering with FSA staff sharing insight on the 2014 Farm Bill. We are nearing the February 27th deadline for the decisions to keep current or update yields and to retain or reallocate base acres. For those who have yet to contact their local FSA office, I would encourage you to do so. Most are setting up appointments to handle th...

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2015 Northern Illinois Crop Management Conference

Posted by Russel Higgins -

We are excited about the 2015 version of the Northern Illinois Crop Management Conference to be held February 11th and 12th at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. In addition to our regulars, including Drs. Emerson Nafziger, Mike Gray, Carl Bradley and Ken Olson, we have scheduled University of Illinois nematode specialist Dr. Nathan Schroeder and Dr. Maria Villamil. Also joining us will be...

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