Schools encourage prospective students to find the degree program that works best for them - even if it's at a different Illinois institution.
University farms continue to be sites for ag education and research that will be put to use by local farmers. They're also gaining importance as recruitment tools, attracting non-ag students into the industry.
Problem insects and diseases cause $40 billion worth of damage every year, says USDA expert.
U of I course attracts many students with no connection to agriculture, allowing them to build relationships with farmers.
Notification recommended - and in some cases, required - for many farm projects, especially those close to rights of way.
WIU, Illinois Corn pilot project provides classroom learning within five gallons.
Participants learn about obstacles facing food, fuel, finance and more.
Funding will be used to start or expand a sustainable project.
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