Opinion

Illinois farmers and universities collaborate on soil health

Summer field days bring research to the farm

By Richard Guebert Jr., Illinois Farm Bureau president

The heat and humidity may be cranked up during the summer, but Illinois farmers are still hard at work making management decisions on their farms. With corn and soybeans planted across the state each spring, many farmers take time in the hotter months of the year to learn about new, innovative ways they can maximize crop yields while protecting the environment...