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Marketing a Low Priced High Volume Corn Crop

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Marketing a Low Priced High Volume Corn Crop
Darrel Good, Agricultural Economist - University of Illinois The price of corn is predicted to stay low this coming year because the size of the crop should be really big. Todd Gleason has more on just how a farmer might go about marketing under such conditions. The numbers aren’t pretty as it relates to this…
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3:00 radio self contained The numbers aren’t pretty as it relates to this year’s corn crop, at least other than the number of bushels in the bin. It should be a great big one, something on the order of 15 billion bushels thinks Darrel Good. Each of those bushels will be worth a lot less than they would have been earlier in the year and now farmers must figure out how to make a lower price and a higher yield result in a sustainable income. The price is too low to call it anything more than sustainable and the crop is too big to put it all in storage says the University of Illinois agricultural economist.Good :49…

Control Mosquito Larvae & Protect Yourself

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Control Mosquito Larvae & Protect Yourself
Phil Nixon, Extension Entomologist - University of Illinois
Daren Bohannan, Mosquito Squad - Athens, Illinois

There are two types of mosquitos that carry disease. Todd Gleason has more on how to control them.





Foggers used by cities and towns…
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Foggers used by cities and towns can be a pretty effective tool for controlling mosquitos. They can even be used around the house. It is best, however, to start with the basics. Both types of disease carrying mosquitos need standing water to hatch. Get rid of it, especially if it is nasty water says University of Illinois Extension Entomologist Phil Nixon.

Nixon :37 …the likelyhood of being bitten.
Quote Summary - Those mosquitos are quiet biters, they will sneak up and bite you. They are the ones in the case of the northern house mosquito, transmitting west nile virus and in the case of the Asian tiger mosquito Zika virus, if i…