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Angie Peltier

Angie Peltier
Former Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture

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Hill and Furrow

Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.

Webinar - Managing Your Farm in an Economic Downturn

Lower grain prices are narrowing margins for crop producers this year and are projected to continue into the future. This economic climate will be pose many economic and management challenges for crop producers. Agricultural Economists from Purdue University's Center for Commercial Agriculture will be hosting a webinar geared toward exploring farm management strategies that crop produce...

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Free Financial Planning Webinar for Farmers - December 16, 9 A.M. CST

What business couldn't use a financial "check up"? Register and attend this hour long seminar on Tuesday, December 16 at 9 A.M. to learn about ways to gauge and better your financial assets. According to New Jersey Extension Agricultural and Resource Management Agent Jenny Carleo, "This webinar will discuss 20 ways that people can assess their persona...

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Figure. The area of the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico varies each year, but has been larger than the ecological limit of 1,991 square miles set by an agreement between representatives from the federal government and 12 states that border the Mississippi River in 27 of the past 30 years. Data source: Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium.

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy – Draft Available for Public Comment

Public comment period: open until January 24, 2015. On November 25, 2014 the Illinois's Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) and Department of Agriculture (IDOA) jointly released a draft Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (INLRS) for public comment. All comments must be either emailed to...

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Exciting Program Planned for the 2015 Regional Crop Management Conferences!

Registration is now open for the 2015 Regional Crop Management Conferences. These 2-day conferences provide a forum for discussion and interaction between participants and university researchers and are designed to address a wide array of topics pertinent to crop production in Illinois: crop management, pest management, nutrient management, soil and water management. Certified Crop Advi...

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