Farm News

Mercer County FFA Chapter Receives $2,500 Donation

monsanto fund

The Mercer County FFA Chapter has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmer Dale Zachert of Aledo.   The donation will help the organization provide scholarships to FFA students…

Andalusia Couple Honored With Ag In The Classroom Award

An Andalusia couple honored with the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Volunteer of the Year award. Daryl and Karen Anderson received the recognition at the Illinois Farm Bureau’s annual meeting over the weekend.  The two retired teachers have been involved…

Sherrard FFA Alumni Seeking Members

Members being sought for the Sherrard FFA Alumni.  Kelly Weber is involved with the group. The cookout is from 5-to-7 p.m. Saturday. Membership to the Sherrard FFA Alumni is $20 per year.