Local Agriculture News

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RENSSELAER — With standing room only, a large crowd gathered to learn more about the planned solar array farm that will affect their lives in Kankakee Township, which will be greatly affected …

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DeMOTTE — The Perkins, Dan and Julie, are busy gathering vegetables, planting vegetables and packing them up for the many people who belong to their CSA, Community Supported Agriculture, progr…

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DEMOTTE — Tuesday night, the DeMotte BZA met to discuss a variance request from the Hamstra Group on behalf of Tractor Supply Company, which plans to locate in the building where Shopko is now…

National Agriculture News

Corn and soybean prices are rising as a result of wet conditions that delayed spring planting in much of the Midwest, creating uncertainty about this year's harvest. The situation may be propitious for Minnesota crop farmers because they've been able to plant.

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RENSSELAER — Two White County students with the Rensselaer 4-H team took first place out of 27 teams at the National Livestock Judging Competition late last month in Kansas City, Mo.