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Business and Agriculture

  • Shooting Sports receives donation

    Bureau County 4-H Shooting Sports, a program of the University of Illinois Extension, received a $500 donation from Bureau County Pheasants Forever. T ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Farmers use best management practices to protect environment

    As an Illinois soybean farmer, I care about maintaining soil and water health for my family and for all consumers.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Salute to Agriculture breakfast announced

    PRINCETON — Now in existence for over 65 years, the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce and Main Street is thriving and is focused on expanding program ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • BV FFA livestock judging team places first

    The Bureau Valley FFA livestock judging team placed first at the Section 3 Livestock Judging Contest at Black Hawk East in Kewanee. Top 10 team member ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Illinois Land Values Conference set for March 19 in Bloomington

    BLOOMINGTON — A look at what is happening with farmland values across Illinois and what may be in the future will be the subject of the 2015 Illinois ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Four Seasons Gardening Program in Henry

    HENRY — The Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension continues with a session called the Indoor Edible Garden.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Lady Landowner seminar offered

    PRINCETON — Rick Morgan, senior financial securities consultant with Country Financial, will speak at an informational seminar for the Bureau County L ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Starved Rock Lodge honored with two wedding awards

    UTICA — Starved Rock Lodge was chosen by real couples as a top wedding professional in The Knot Best of Weddings 2015. In addition, WeddingWire named  ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Three promoted at LaSalle State Bank

    LASALLE — LaSalle State Bank has announced three promotions, which were effective Jan. 1.Jeffrey D. ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Learn about bugs in the garden in Henry

    HENRY — The public is invited to attend an educational gardening program presented by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener, Melinda Stephe ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Get a head start on growing vegetables

    HENRY — The Marshall-Putnam University of Illinois Extension Office has a program that may be of interest to people who want to get a jump start on gr ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • What’s the market doing?

    If you are around people involved in agriculture, the question “What’s the market doing?” will eventually come up. While there may be variations – “Ho ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • 2015 Grain Production and Outlook Meeting

    OTTAWA — “How to grow 100 bushel per acre soybeans and darn good corn too” and “How to profitably market grain and livestock” will be the themes of th ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Meeting to discuss flooding and future resiliency

    OTTAWA — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR), along with North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG), will hold a public info ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Private pesticide applicators testing set

    PRINCETON — University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit will hold a Testing-Only Session for Private Pesticide Applicato ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:43 pm
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