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Homer for the holidays: the arrival of Santa Claus, the lighting of the park, etc.

HOMER GLEN, IL – Homer for the Holidays will not only be showcasing Heritage Park lighting for the holiday season, but attendees can also look forward to the arrival of Santa Claus on a fire engine, live music and an ice sculpting demonstration at the event on December 4. The …

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MTSU seeks ground solutions – WGNS Radio

Chaney Mosley, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Education at MTSU MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Nine billion people. This is the projected world population by 2050, raising concerns among producers and policymakers about the sustainability of current agricultural production systems, said Chaney Mosley, assistant professor of agricultural education at MTSU. “Much of the …

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Vietnam eliminating tariffs on US wheat; corn, lower pork tariffs

The country is lowering tariffs on corn from 5% to 2% and on frozen pork from 15% to 10%, according to the Foreign Agricultural Service of the US Department of Agriculture. The tariff on wheat imports had been 3%, The tariff reductions for wheat and corn will take effect on …

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Economic tips for feeding cows in winter

Cattle feed for the winter Proper care and management of livestock is very important during the winter season. Let’s tell a beef expert at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Mary Drewnoski. Mary advocates using distillers’ grains to feed cows inexpensively during the winter months. Here are his ten suggestions for feeding …

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Edwardsville Band Boosters Craft Fair in Collinsville

EDWARDSVILLE – The 28th Annual Edwardsville High School Marching Tigers Craft Fair will be held November 13-14 at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. The event usually takes place at EHS, but due to the pandemic it has been moved to a larger space. The fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. …

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Belize exports corn to Maseca

PEACE VALLEY, Fri October 29, 2021 – Maize exports to Guatemala, which had stalled for the past thirteen years, will resume following the reinstatement of a partial scope agreement between Belize and Guatemala by the Belize-Guatemala Joint Commission. As a result of the deal, Valley of Peace Farms Limited will …

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Corn and soybean yield trends

Looking at the state of Illinois, we see that at least since 2007 corn acreage has declined and soybean acreage has increased while over the past two decades corn yields in the IL have increased annually by an average of 2.63 bushels per acre (bpf) / year. and soybean yields …

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