Joel Gruver

Says WIU Ag Professor
2:58 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Dry Weather Could Hurt Cover Crops

If dry weather continues, cover crops may suffer too.
Credit SSS

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.

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Surveys due May 31st
3:11 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Ag Census Deadline Nears

USDA's Ag Census closes May 31st.
Credit Rich Egger

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.

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Emphasis - April 5th
10:46 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Sustainable & Conventional Ag Ultimately on Same Side

Field of Corn

This week on emphasis Western Illinois University professors Joel Gruver and Bart Gill discuss how agriculture as a whole has done in reaching out to the public. 

Doctor Gruver specializes in sustainable agriculture while Doctor Gill expertise lies more in conventional ag practices.

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