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Open cows? Diagnosing the failure to breed

Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Connection | Category: Agriculture
The cattlemen's connection to timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies

Recipe Rescue: Apple Donuts

Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

Chocolate: The Good Halloween Candy

Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

The Farm Bill Sign-up 3-Step

Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | Blog: Acres of Knowledge | Category: Agriculture
All issues concerning Small Farms, Agriculture, Local Food Systems, and the Natural Resources.

Brownstown Agronomy Research Center Cover Crop Field Day - Nov. 13

Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Blog: A Southern View | Category: Agriculture
Crop Observations from Southern Illinois

Bursting Myths about Bullying

Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Blog: Nurturing Hearts & Noggins | Category: Family
Promoting academic, social, and emotional learning for lifelong success

Winter is Coming, Time to Put a Cover On

Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Blog: Buckets, Bales, & Bushels | Category: Horticulture
Connecting You with Your Food, Farmers, and Community

Harvest continues

Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Blog: The North 160 Acres | Category: Agriculture
Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center

FDA releases report on antimicrobial sales

Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Blog | Category: Agriculture

Revolution in Food Boost Garden Projects

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Healthy Autumn Recipes

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014 | Blog: Lifestyle Choices for Wellness | Category: Nutrition
Timely discussion on topics of health and wellness to encourage action and improvement in personal wellness.

Master Gardener Middle School Garden Teaches Kids Hands-on Horticulture

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014 | Blog: Imagine Blog for Illinois Master Gardeners | Category: Horticulture

Four Seasons Gardening Programs Now Available at Home and on YouTube

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Pumpkins!

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014 | Blog: Dig It | Category: Horticulture
Service of the Peoria Master Gardeners and the Peoria Journal Star.

More Tricks than Treats: Healthy Halloween

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

Healthy Autumn Recipes

Posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

Basic Hydroponics Part 3: Pond Hydroponics

Posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014 | Blog: Cultivating Your City | Category: Horticuluture

Foodies and Farm Event

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014 | 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.

Greater Peoria Regional Food Summit

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014 | Blog: Community & Home Garden Programming | Category: Agriculture
A place to learn more about backyard, community, school, and youth gardens.

Pumpkins

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Ferree's Horticulture Blog

What to Do with All Those Leaves?

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014 | Blog: Over the Fence | Category: Horticulture
Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.

Son of a Breach!

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Consumer
Saving and investing your money

Recipe Rescue: Butternut Squash and Sausage Soup

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Blog: Illinois Nutrition Edition | Category: Nutrition
A Source for Health Information You Can Trust

NEW Emerald Ash Borer website

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Blog: Sexual Health from the Inside Out | Category: Family
Empowering people to make healthy, respectful and responsible choices.

Ebola Virus Disease and pets

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Blog: Animals and Science in the Classroom | Category: Agriculture
Gain tips on animal husbandry, animal related activities, games, events and careers!

Dead and Dying Trees from Rhonda Feree

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Blog: Flowers, Fruits, and Frass | Category: Horticulture
Local and statewide information on a variety of current topics for home gardeners and market growers.

Bulgur Wheat: A Quick-Cooking, (and delicious!) Whole Grain

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Blog: Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness | Category: Nutrition
Timely news, information, and innovative ideas to promote health and influence change.

Results of SDS Variety Trials

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Blog: Hill and Furrow | Category: Agriculture
Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

Fantastic Fossilized Forest Found near our Hometown

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Blog: The Garden Scoop | Category: Horticulture
The Garden Scoop is a collection of reflections about the Master Gardeners in Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, and Vermilion.

“2,000 Bull Project” targets cattle traits

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Blog | Category: Agriculture

401(k) Loans: Whose Advice Should You Trust?

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014 | Blog: Plan Well, Retire Well | Category: Consumer
Saving and investing your money

Protecting Your Home From Fall Insect Invaders

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014 | Blog: Hort in the Home Landscape | Category: Horticulture
A blog devoted to sharing timely horticulture topics and answering the questions of gardeners and homeowners.

Fall and Winter Preparation

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014 | Blog: In The Backyard | Category: Horticulture
Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis

Fall Garden Tips

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Avoid Oriental Bittersweet!

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014 | Blog: Dig It | Category: Horticulture
Service of the Peoria Master Gardeners and the Peoria Journal Star.

Blueberries

Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 | Blog: Tales from a Plant Addict | Category: Horticulture
Fun (& a few serious) facts, tips and tricks for every gardener, new and old.

Effects of frame-size and time-on-pasture on carcass and beef traits of grass-fed beef

Posted: Saturday, October 18, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Blog | Category: Agriculture

Expand your Market with Stockmanship

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 | Blog: The Cattle Connection | Category: Agriculture
The cattlemen's connection to timely topics, current research, and profitable management strategies

Avoid Oriental Bittersweet!

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 | Blog: ILRiverHort | Category: Horticulture
Ferree's Horticulture Blog

Cover Crops Week: Day 5- Mixtures and Wrap-Up

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 | 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.

Test Post

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 | Blog: Let's Eat for Health | Category: Nutrition

Does an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Help Arthritis?

Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014 | Blog: Simply Nutritious, Quick and Delicious | Category: Nutrition
Jenna Smith, Extension Educator brings you helpful tips to make meals easy, healthy and tasty!

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