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Symptoms of Sudden Death Syndrome Begin to Appear in Soybeans

Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Blog: Hill and Furrow | Category: Agriculture
Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

Lawn Care as we approach August

Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Mindful Eating: A Conscious Approach to Health

Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | Blog: Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness | Category: Nutrition
Timely news, information, and innovative ideas to promote health and influence change.

Wet summer could be problematic for tomatoes

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Meat label preferences explored

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 | Blog: The Small Ruminant Blog | Category: Agriculture

Oak Tatters

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Rhonda Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Corn Prices Fade

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 | Blog: Acres of Knowledge | Category: Agriculture
All issues concerning Small Farms, Agriculture, Local Food Systems, and the Natural Resources.

Feed People First

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 | Blog: Buckets, Bales, & Bushels | Category: Horticulture
Connecting You with Your Food, Farmers, and Community

Update

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 | Blog: Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri
Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

Effective Communication Tips

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Fall is Prime Time for Lawn Renovation

Posted: Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Blog: Green Speak | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture topics from gardens to lawns and then some.

Designing a Bud Box

Posted: Sunday, July 26, 2015 | Blog: The Cattle Connection | Category: Agriculture
The cattlemen's connection to timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies

Global look at environmental footprint of livestock production

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 | Blog: The Cattle Blog | Category: Agriculture

Communicate Your Garden

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Rhonda Ferree's Horticulture Blog

myRA -- Easy to Start Saving!

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Community and Economic Development
Saving and investing your money

Garden Update – Mid July 2015

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 | Blog: Green Speak | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture topics from gardens to lawns and then some.

The Search is Over: Sweet Summer Memories are Closer Than You Think!

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Of All the Gall

Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 | Blog: Over the Fence | Category: Horticulture
Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.

Bats are…

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: An Illinois River Almanac | Category: Agriculture
Jason Haupt's Energy and Environment Blog

Verticillium Wilt of Ornamentals

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Potato Leafhopper Damage is Now Evident

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Wilt of Vining Crops

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Cedar Apple Rust: What's on my apple tree

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: Raise, Grow, Harvest, Eat, Repeat | Category: Horticulture
A blog for growers, consumers, and backyard gardeners to grow, eat, and connect in the local food system.

Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgids

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: The Joy of Gardening | Category: Horticulture
Whether prairie plant or pansy, native or ornamental, gain insight into all aspects of gardening & wildlife.

Green Beans Galore!

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

In the News #5: IISG Pollution Prevention-related Articles and Research

Posted: Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Blog: Rx for Action | Category: Environment
A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update, July 22

Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Blog: Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Logan, Menard, Sangamon Counties
Timely vegetable and fruit crop info for local producers.

Update

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Blog: Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri
Timely vegetable crop info for local producers.

Emerald Ash Borer Open House be Held in Peoria

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Rhonda Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Home, Yard, & Garden Newsletter article from 7-20-15

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Blog: Japanese Beetle News | Category: Horticulture
Current information for homeowners and agricultural producers

2015 and 2016 potential crop budgets - from Gary Schnitkey

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Blog: Around the County | Category: Agriculture
Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Water Damaged Plants

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

A Bumble in my Umbel

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Blog: University of Illinois Plant Clinic | Category: Horticulture
Focusing on plant pests and plant health management for ornamental, hobby, and commercial growers across the state.

Is Early Weaning the Right Decision for You?

Posted: Monday, July 20, 2015 | Blog: The Cattle Connection | Category: Agriculture
The cattlemen's connection to timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies

Tomato Woes

Posted: Monday, July 20, 2015 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Rhonda Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Midsummer Vegetable Gardens

Posted: Monday, July 20, 2015 | Blog: Dig It | Category: Horticulture
Service of the Peoria Master Gardeners and the Peoria Journal Star.

Back to School Shopping: It's As Easy as A-B-C and 1-2-3

Posted: Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Daylily-- Hemerocallis

Posted: Sunday, July 19, 2015 | Blog: Tales from a Plant Addict | Category: Horticulture
Fun (& a few serious) facts, tips and tricks for every gardener, new and old.

For the Love of Basil

Posted: Friday, July 17, 2015 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

Midsummer Vegetable Gardens

Posted: Friday, July 17, 2015 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Rhonda Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Creating a Haven for Hummingbirds

Posted: Friday, July 17, 2015 | Blog: The Garden Scoop | Category: Horticulture
The Garden Scoop is a collection of reflections about the Master Gardeners in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, and Vermilion.

Plant of the Week: Turk's Cap

Posted: Friday, July 17, 2015 | Blog: Hort in the Home Landscape | Category: Horticulture
A blog devoted to sharing timely horticulture topics and answering the questions of gardeners and homeowners.

Poison Ivy is out There

Posted: Friday, July 17, 2015 | Blog: Over the Fence | Category: Horticulture
Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.

Dress Your Salad, Don't Smother It

Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

When Life Gives You Lemons: Building Resilience in Kids

Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Blog: Family Files | Category: Family
Facts for All Ages

Dear Young Friend: “Cheap Insurance” for the Things You Worry About

Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2015 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Community and Economic Development
Saving and investing your money

DEA Drug Take-back Days Are Back

Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Blog: Rx for Action | Category: Environment
A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

Eco-directed Sustainable Prescribing: An Alternative Approach to Reducing Drug Waste

Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Blog: Rx for Action | Category: Environment
A blog devoted to helping people find local medicine take-back programs and highlighting current research findings and pending legislation.

Another reason to love daylilies

Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Blog: Buckets, Bales, & Bushels | Category: Horticulture
Connecting You with Your Food, Farmers, and Community

Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update, July 15

Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Blog: Fruit and Vegetable Weekly Crop Update | Category: Agriculture
Logan, Menard, Sangamon Counties
Timely vegetable and fruit crop info for local producers.

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