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The University of Illinois Extension publishes a quarterly newsletter and the Fayette County SWCD a bi-monthly and since expenses are tight for both organizations we are combining our efforts to reach as many people as possible. Below is a link to the Ag Quarterly Newsletter please check it out!

If you have any questions about anything that you read in the Ag Quarterly please call 618-283-2753.

If you know of anyone that would like to receive an email alert when updates are made to the website please send me an email and I would be happy to add them to the reminder list.

Feeding Corn Germ to Pigs.pdf
2013 Corn and Soybean Acreage and Yield Prospects.pdf
More Illinois Producers Using Soil Insecticide This Year.pdf
New Website for Local Food Systems and Small Farms.pdf
Sharing the Risks and Costs of Biomass Crops.pdf
Potential Changes in Corn and Soybean Acreage Estimates.pdf
Corn Prices Pressured by Both Supply and Demand.pdf
Researchers Suggest Plan to Address Hypoxia.pdf
Getting the Most Out of Small Acreage.pdf
Why is Anticipating Feed and Residual Use of Corn So Difficult.pdf
2014 Invasive Pest Awareness Workshops.pdf
First Look at Complete Sorghum Genome.pdf

New Phytase Effective in Improving Phosphorus Calcium Digestibility in Pigs
Controlling Horseweed After Crop Emergence
Early Identification of Palmer Amaranth Essential in Reducing Crop Yield Loss
Organic Weed Control  Corn Meal Gluten
What Makes a Food Organic
Regulation Recommendations So That Biofuel Plants Don't Become Weeds
Illinois Specialty Crops Agritourism and Organic Conference
Update on Frogeye Leaf Spot and Strobilurin Fungicide Resistance
Cattle Prices Will Continue to Rise
Fall Applied Herbicides
Meeting Pig's Phosphorous Requirements
Illinois Soil Nitrogen Monitoring
Nitrogen Management This Fall
Controlling Volunteer Corn
SowBridge Begins Fifth Year of Distance Education
Soybean Aphids a No-Show for 2012
Aflatoxin A Guide for Beef Producers
Renewed Focus on US Crop Exports
The Itsy Bitsy Spidermite
Crops & Water
Bean Leaf Beetle Thresholds
Soil & Plant Tissue Testing
Beware of the Dust
Dry Weather & Corn Roots
Soybean Planting & Dry Soils
Nitrogen Applications for the 2012 Corn Crop
Herbicide Injury to Corn
Scouting for Black Cutworm Larvae should be underway
New USDA Plant Hardiness Zone
Corn Prices in Three Parts
New Herbicides for 2012
Motorists & Farmers Reminded to Share the Road
Understanding a New Pesticide Regulation
Soybean Production & consumption Uncertainty
Break even Corn after Corn yeilds & yields drags
Weekly outlook low & slow soybean export progress
Commodity prices resulting in 50,000 net farm income
Nitrogen application moves forward
Research at Illinois modifies existing equipment for use in harvesting biomass feedstock
HOAGC Brochure
Trend adjusted APH yield endorsement gives farmers more
U of I hosts power packed agricultural communications symposium
North Central IPM Central Reviews Additional Support to Continue Program
Incomes more Sensitive to Price Decline on Cash Rent Farms
Start Planning for Winter Feeding
Soil & water Management Workshop Template Form
Don't Buy Brown Sack Bulls

The Ag Quarterly - Summer 2009.pdf



University of Illinois - Small Farm Newsletter
http://extension.uiuc.edu/smallfarm/newsletter/

301 South Third Street
Vandalia,  IL  62471
618-283-1095 ext. 3
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Karen Sanders - fayettecountyswcd@att.net
Tony Pals - tony.pals@il.nacdnet.net