Farm Mental Health Helpline Expands Past Phone Calls and Texts
In 2019 six counties in Illinois had access to a 24 hour mental health help line. The program has expanded to all 102 counties now and includes the ability to text for help too. Recently with more funding individuals who call or text can have access to six tele-health appointments with a mental hea…
Farm Policy Update: State Budget to Federal Discussion on Livestock Pricing
Mark Gebhards - the Executive Director of Governmental Affairs and Commodities with the Illinois Farm Bureau talks over the early end of the spring budget making session at the state and house early talks in congress about transparency in the cattle market.
Kees Huizinga Shares His View as Farmer in Ukraine for 20 years
Kees Huizinga has farmed in Ukraine for 20 years. He recently left but is ready to return to plant spring crops and harvest those planted in the fall. He says Russia is currently targeting the nations food supply and farmers and others are in a perilous situation.
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Justin Burch lived in Ukraine for 7 years working as a farm land manager of 128,000 acres in the western part of the county. We talk about what he's hearing from friends and former co-workers in Ukraine, how the Holodomor still impacts the lives of Ukrainians' and even farmers towing away tanks wi…
Winter Storm Outlook Still Uncertain
Eric Snodgrass, Science Fellow Nutrien Ag Solutions, visits about yet another winter storm heading for central Illinois. This forecast even 24 hours out is far less certain than the big snow event of three weeks ago. Eric does think this will be a whole lot more rain than snow for most of us.