LATEST NEWS FROM Illinois

Judging Contest
08:39AM Jan 13, 2020

Swine Industry Opportunities for Youth: Scholarships, Contests

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Youth interested in the swine industry have many opportunities waiting for them from leadership development to scholarship financial support. Don't miss these great ways to fuel your passion.

16:39PM Jan 10, 2020

Illinois Pork Producers Association Invests in Feed Technology Center

Lauren Quinn
AgWeb Contributor

The Illinois Pork Producers Association has announced a financial commitment to the new Feed Technology Center at the University of Illinois.

HOG Award
07:00AM Nov 29, 2019

HOG Awards Presented at Iowa High School State Football Championships

Six Iowa high school football players took home first-year awards at the 2019 Iowa High School State Football Championships. Hog of the Game (HOG) awards went to the outstanding offensive

13:15PM Nov 18, 2019

When the Sheriff's Department Stops By: Farmer's Response Goes Viral

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

When Illinois corn and soybean farmer Doug Downs started fueling up his combine on Nov. 7 and saw a note on the combine door, his heart sunk.

13:29PM Nov 13, 2019

Third-Generation Pig Farmers Open Doors to New Finishing Barn

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Siblings Jacob Miller and Drucilla Shotts opened the doors to a 3,800-head finishing barn in Marshall, Ill., Nov. 7.

15:50PM Nov 05, 2019

Behind The Scenes: FFA Chapter Competes For Top Award At Convention

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

There are roughly 8,000 FFA chapters throughout the United States. Ten of them were up for a major award at the National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis last week.

08:11AM Nov 04, 2019

Young Pork Leaders Needed in Iowa and Illinois

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Travel the country. Meet farmers from other states. Develop your leadership skills. Sound interesting? Consider applying for the Iowa Pork Leadership Academy or the Illinois Future Leaders Class of 2020-2021.