Category: Farm News

Johnson Receives Ag Youth Award


WRMJ and the Brownfield Network announced the winner of their annual Illinois Ag Youth Award Friday night during the Rock Island County Fair 4-H Youth Livestock Auction. WRMJ General Manager John Hoscheidt presented a special belt buckle to Tayler Johnson…

Deere Announces 120 Layoffs Today


Deere & Company announcing today that approximately 120 production employees at John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline will be placed on indefinite layoff. The move is effective Sept. 6. The factory’s workforce currently includes approximately 1,050 production employees. Deere…

Mercer County’s Welch Wins Ag Youth Award

WRMJ's John Hoscheidt with Brandi Welch at last Friday's Mercer County Youth Livestock Auction.

WRMJ and Brownfield, Ag News for America presented Brandi Welch with the 2016 Illinois Ag Youth Award during the Mercer County Fair Youth Livestock Auction Friday night. WRMJ Owner and General Manager John Hoscheidt said he was pleased to present…