Joel Gruver http://tspr.org en Dry Weather Could Hurt Cover Crops http://tspr.org/post/dry-weather-could-hurt-cover-crops <p>The USDA has issued a report saying over half of Illinois, and over 80 percent of Iowa is abnormally dry but corn and soybeans are not the only crops at risk if the dry weather continues. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:58:12 +0000 Scott Stuntz 39380 at http://tspr.org Dry Weather Could Hurt Cover Crops Ag Census Deadline Nears http://tspr.org/post/ag-census-deadline-nears <p>The deadline for the USDA’s Ag census is at the end of the month. It's conducted every 5 years and collects information on land prices and ownership as well as agricultural practices. Wed, 15 May 2013 20:11:07 +0000 Scott Stuntz 33836 at http://tspr.org Ag Census Deadline Nears Sustainable & Conventional Ag Ultimately on Same Side http://tspr.org/post/sustainable-conventional-ag-ultimately-same-side <p>This week on emphasis&nbsp;Western Illinois University professors Joel Gruver and Bart Gill discuss how agriculture as a whole has done in reaching out to the public.&nbsp;</p><p>Doctor Gruver specializes in sustainable agriculture while Doctor Gill expertise lies more in conventional ag practices. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 15:46:40 +0000 Scott Stuntz 31580 at http://tspr.org Sustainable & Conventional Ag Ultimately on Same Side