The Douglas County sheriff answered a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 21st installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.
A long list of new practices incorporating social distancing, hand-washing stations and elimination of entertainment and social gathering have been announced for the upcoming Market at the Square, Urbana, and Champaign Farmers Market.
What does the recently passed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act do to help unemployment claims? It expands unemployment compensation to those who are not otherwise covered and modestly expands the amount one would get under Illinois unemployment compensation.
The 1980 Farm Leader of the Year, who died March 15 at age 95, was 'was just one of those guys who keeps on going,' said fellow Farm Leader John Reifsteck.
Melvin Schroeder, a former Champaign County Farm Bureau president and a member of several civic boards, died Saturday at his Pesotum 青鹏棋牌. He was 84.
'We're going to try to get the best, biggest, most robust market we can, but it's also going to be a safe market,' Urbana Economic Development Manager Brandon Boys said at Tuesday's advisory board meeting.
Although acreage projections for 青鹏棋牌 'are probably in the ballpark,' said Mark Tuttle, president of the DeKalb County Farm Bureau, any rebound from last year could be stifled by the economic shock caused by the pandemic.
While farmers naturally are spread farther apart, they tend to be older and thus more at-risk of COVID-19 complications. They also rely on just a few employees, so it’s important that each one is healthy during the short stretch of planting.
March being Women's History Month, we’re spotlighting glass ceiling-shattering UI alumnae. Today: the Class of 1973's Colleen Callahan, a pioneering ag reporter who last year was appointed director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
'It sounds like we're going to be staying in place. People aren't going to be traveling as much. People aren't going to be going out as much,' Todd Hubbs said at the annual Dewey Bank farmers breakfast.
Themes at this week's show at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign included being able to input and manage it without manual typing — more like Amazon's Alexa.
Among the 2,012 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: 1962 College of ACES grad Larry Werries, who served as director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture from 1981-89.
As part of its Grounded in Ag campaign, the Champaign County Farm Bureau Foundation is raising money for its Ag in the Classroom program.
SPRINGFIELD — Six cases of E. coli illness in three Illinois counties, among them Champaign, have been linked to sprouts served at Jimmy John’s restaurants, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Among the 1,993 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: 1983 grad and University of Iowa Foundation President/CEO Lynette Marshall, who in 2013 was given the College of ACES’ Award of Merit.
CISSNA PARK — A Cissna Park farmer is appealing a 364-day sentence he received earlier this month for allegedly violating the terms of the probation he received for lying to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Coming sooner than you’d think to a sky near you: vehicles like the ones George, Jane, Judy and Elroy Jetson used to take Astro for rides in. We didn’t believe it, either — until we asked automotive and aviation insiders what big changes they wouldn’t be shocked to see by the turn of the next decade. Here’s who we caught up with for chapter 2 of our monthlong look at what could be in store for dozens of industries between now and Dec. 31, 2029.
CHAMPAIGN — Premier Cooperative Inc. has donated $5,000 to support the annual Agriscience Fair at the Illinois Association FFA state convention.
Chris Karr, a farmer and hog caller from Seymour, brought his collection to the show, but not to sell. He said the toys bring 'a flashback to what they did with Grandpa or their dad.'