Illinois Department of Agriculture highlights farm safety efforts [Read more...]
NCO was well represented in the White County Soil Conservation District's annual poster contest this year. The theme was "What Would We 'BEE' Without Pollinators?"
Awards will be presented on Thursday night at the annual dinner. The countywide winners will also be announced at the dinner/meeting. [Read more...]
Area residents will have an opportunity to learn basic principles of safe hunting at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources hunter safety certification course. Participants must attend all 10 hours of instruction to complete the course and receive their safety certification. [Read more...]
Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 153,048 deer during all 2019-20 archery and firearm seasons, which concluded Jan. 19, 2020. The total preliminary deer harvest for all seasons compares with a total harvest for all seasons of 151,709 deer in 2018-19. During the 2019-20 deer seasons, hunters took 45 percent does and 55 percent males. [Read more...]
The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding President Trump’s signing of the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA). [Read more...]