Farm News

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.

New State Ag Director Named

For the second time this year, there’s a new director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture. It’s Raymond Poe, for the last 21 years a state lawmaker from the Springfield area and a farmer since 1967. Poe has missed much…