Farm News

Mercer County FFA Ag Mech Team Doing Well

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The Mercer County FFA Agriculture Mechanics team is on a roll.  The group placed first at both the Western Illinois University Agriculture Mechanics Contest and the Section 4 FFA Agriculture Mechanics Contest.  Team members are Kassie Doyle, Dan Swiger, Cole…

New Owner For Rock Island Sale Barn

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There’s life and livestock back at the Rock Island Sale Barn.  The new owner is 25 year old Brandon Jones of New York.  The business is called Jones Livestock—which takes over the former Rock Island Livestock Auction Company. That business…

Gathering Of The Green Conference This Week

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John Deere tractor enthusiasts flock to the Quad Cities this week for the “Gathering of the Green” conference.  Ken Reese of McHenry helps organize the event. The conference runs today through Saturday at the River Center in Davenport (Iowa).

New Owner For Boney’s Farm Store

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There’s a new owner for Boney’s Farm Store in Aledo. The business is now called Huffman’s Farm & Home and is owned by Bob Huffman of Fort Madison, Iowa.  He spoke with WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor this morning.