Showing posts from February, 2015

Horse Judging & Hippology

Rebecca Curry, Hippology, & Horse Judging Coach - 4H Volunteer

Reporter Todd Gleason has been on the road a lot this winter at farmer meetings. He runs into some interesting things from time to time. That was case when he found 4H’ers in Knox County, Illinois studying something called hippology (hip-ah-low-gee).

It takes more than a little courage, and lot of dedication…

Blown Away by the Soybean Export Number

John Newton, Ag Economist - University of Illinois

The price of soybeans has been dropping and many in the trade are very worried about the potential for futures to continue to move lower. However, as Todd Gleason reports, the February WASDE numbers may suggest some strength remains.

There may be some price strength left in the…

Finer Ground Corn More Digestible

Hans Stein, Swine Nutritionist - University of Illinois

An animal nutritionist at the University of Illinois has quantified the importance of particle size in ground feed for hogs. Todd Gleason has more from the Illinois Pork Expo held in Peoria.

Grinding corn to finer particle size…