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Want Conservation Compliance included in Farm Bill
2:54 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Group Wants Farm Subsidies Linked to Environment

The Prairie Rivers Network wants conservation compliance in a new 5 year farm bill.
Credit Discovery.com

The US Senate passed a new five year farm bill last week and the house may take it up as early as this week.

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Doing Research on Alternative crops
2:16 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

WIU Ag Professor to Study in Germany

Dr. Win Phippen at a pennycress field day at the WIU research farm on 6-6-2013
Credit SSS

A Western Illinois University Ag professor has spent the last several years researching new crops for use as biofuels. Soon he will taking that expertise overseas.

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