Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he used in a conference call with reporters.
The courses are part of Annie’s Project, a program that started in Illinois in 2003 and has since spread to other states.
Some have suggested that ethanol production be temporarily halted to ensure enough feed for livestock.
USDA reports soybeans have a pretty good chance this year — if it ever rains.
Ag officials warn cattle grazing on some drought-stressed plants are at risk of falling ill or even dying.
Central Illinois crop insurance agent Rustin Godfrey says he’s been on the phone almost constantly with clients.
Food prices will be impacted. Dairy, meat and poultry, all dependent on corn for feeding animals
Much of the corn crop could be past the point of no return, says Mark Schleusener with the USDA..
EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks, from his Kansas City office, didn’t respond to interview requests.
Monsanto says its fiscal third-quarter net income soared 35 percent.