Brownfield Ag News

  • Sticky Halloween candy a cavity culprit
    Kids will be kids and they’re going to eat Halloween candy.  But from a dentist’s perspective, it’s the sticky candy kids eat that is more likely to lead to tooth decay. In this version of Healthy Liv …

  • Fighting back against soybean seedling diseases
    Farmers and agronomists across the Midwest are reporting more problems with soybean seedling diseases in the spring, especially phytophthora and pythium. Dr. Alison Robertson, Iowa State University pl …

  • Midwest ground zero for glyphosate resistance
    Unless action is taken – and soon – farmers may lose a key tool in fighting weeds. Weed resistance is a challenge for farmers around the world.  Stephen Powles, grain farmer and Professor at the Unive …

  • Holistic, integrated solutions for farming
    Mathias Kremer, Head of Strategy for Bayer CropScience welcomed attendees to the Corn Soybean Future Forum in Frankfurt, Germany Thursday by laying out his company’s commitment to the future of these …

  • An open arms approach to membership
    National FFA Officer candidate and Illinois state FFA President Sam Detweiler wasn’t your typical FFA member. In fact, Detwiler was more your typical teenage young man, hoping athletics would pay off …

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2014 Business, Citizen & Teacher...
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Fear Factory @ RomWeber Marketplace
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 1 @ 10:00 pm
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