Agriculture News

DeKalb County’s agricultural base pumps more than $450 million each year into the local economy. This category is devoted to news and information derived from RSS feeds and press releases from our local agribusinesses. To be added make sure you Add Your Site to our local online directory.

Putting a few extra acres to work can bring in additional income, provide an opportunity to experiment with a new enterprise, or develop an interest or hobby for its educational or entertainment value. How do you get started? To help answer this question and learn more attend the workshop,...
Illinois has regained the title of top soybean-producing state for the first time since 2003, according to USDA estimates. The USDA Crop Production Report released November 8th, 2013 estimates Illinois farmers raised 460.6 million bushels of soybeans in 2013 on 9.4 million acres with an average yield of 49 bushels...
Registration is now open for the 2014 University of Illinois Corn and Soybean Classics. “We look forward to welcoming back many who have attended one or more of our previous meetings and extend a warm welcome to those who will attend for the first time,” said Aaron Hager, a...
The 2013 year was a year of actions and accomplishments for the DeKalb County Farm Bureau. “It’s been a banner year for Farm Bureau,” says Mark Tuttle, county Farm Bureau president. “The successes of 2013 were witnessed in our organization’s program year. We were able to set the course...