IAITC expanding students' knowledge about specialty animals, ranging from goats and llamas to ostriches and catfish.
Dietitians toured local farms to learn about the differences in feed for beef and dairy cows, and measures taken to ensure food safety.
FEMA's decision on the state's request for individual assistance in 22 counties is still pending.
A record number of grandstand tickets were sold with 63,633 tickets bringing in $2.3 million.
While some members of our CropWatchers 2.0 team prepares for harvest in Illinois, one advocated for agriculture in Washington.
COUNTRY Financial's Farm Progress Show contest earned a $10,000 gift to FFA and a $5,000 gift to Young Leaders and Illinois 4-H.
Country roads, which often have no shoulders or a small gravel shoulder, can create dangerous situations when combined with impatient drivers.
The state winner will receive a $500 award and the winner's FFA chapter will receive a $300 award. Four state runners-up will each win $125 awards.
WIU was one of eight universities awarded the grant to research integrating sustainable agriculture across the food production system.