Tom Williams http://tspr.org en Climbing Out of the Deep Freeze http://tspr.org/post/climbing-out-deep-freeze <p>It’s been frigid since an arctic cold front surged through the region over the weekend. But we won’t remain in the deep freeze for long. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:28:15 +0000 Rich Egger 46370 at http://tspr.org Climbing Out of the Deep Freeze The Heat Wave and Drought http://tspr.org/post/heat-wave-and-drought <p>Rich Eggers&#39; guest is Dr Tom Williams, Associate Professor of Geography at Western Illinois University. They talk about the recent heat wave and the year-long drought in the region.<br /><br />&quot;Farmers are rightfully quite concerned about the growing drought threat and the fact that the forecast for the next week doesn&#39;t hold a lot of hope for any significant rainfall,&quot; Williams said.<br /> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 15:52:51 +0000 Rich Egger 17864 at http://tspr.org The Heat Wave and Drought Agronomy Day Offers Look at Research http://tspr.org/post/agronomy-day-offers-look-research <p>Western Illinois University&#39;s Agronomy Day will feature two topics that can make or break a farming operation-weather and weeds.<br /><br />Dr. Mark Bertrands is one of the speakers. He says winter annual weeds got a head start due to early warm weather this year<br /> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:35:15 +0000 James Lenz 17394 at http://tspr.org Agronomy Day Offers Look at Research