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Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Area Tillage Seminar

Posted by John Fulton -

Dr. Tony Vyn, a nationally-recognized agronomist and researcher from Purdue University will be the featured speaker at the West Central Illinois Tillage Seminar, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at Hamilton's in Jacksonville, Illinois....

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Performance Tested Bull Sale

Posted by John Fulton -

The largest number of Simmental bulls--43--in the recent history of the sale are listed for the Feb. 21, 2008 Illinois Performance Tested Bull Sale to be held on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. "This is the largest number of Simmental bulls offered in recent years and includes two long-aged seni...

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No-till outyields Tilled in the Long Term - from Paul Jasa, Extension Engineer

Posted by John Fulton -

A tillage study was established in 1981 at the University of Nebraska Rogers Memorial Farm, 10 miles east of Lincoln, to gain experience with various tillage systems. These dryland research and demonstration plots, started as a soybean/grain sorghum rotation common to southeast Nebraska at the time, are showing that long-term no-till builds soil structure, usually has the highest y...

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Farm Computer Workshops from Paul Ellinger

Posted by John Fulton -

URBANA - Computer workshops to help agricultural producers manage risk and make better financial decisions will be offered in February and March by University of Illinois Extension. The workshop series is part of the Farm Analysis Solution Tools (FAST) program. "These FAST Training Workshops are two-day...

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