The Hamilton County Farm Bureau Young Leaders are hosting a US Pullers Association Tractor Pull as part of the Hamilton County Fair on July 23rd. Jc catches up with Farm Bureau Manager Sydney Lay for... Read More.
Pundrakes in Carmi has been an institution in Carmi since the 1980’s and is a bit of an outlier in that it’s not a chain or franchise. Most convenience and gas stations we come across on a day to day basis are part of... Read More.
Benton, Ill. – Shawn E. Whitecotton, 49, of Herrin, Illinois, pleaded guilty today to a two- count felony information charging him with making false statements on government forms. As part of his guilty plea, Whitecotton admitted concealing from the federal government thousands of dollars... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) along with the University of Illinois Extension Service is hosting Certified Livestock Manager Training Workshops for 2020. There will be 10 workshops held throughout the state which will provide Illinois livestock producers the manure management training they need... Read More.
Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Raymond Poe has appointed Luke Sailer the new Division Manager of Fair and Promotional Services. The Division of Fairs & Promotional Services oversees the bureaus of Illinois State Fair, Du Quoin State Fair, Business Services and County Fairs &... Read More.