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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 23, 2016It requires beekeepers to register with the Department of Agriculture. “Under
Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 23, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
It requires beekeepers to register with the Department of Agriculture. “Under the Illinois Bees and Apiaries Act, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) inspects honeybee colonies as a service to the beekeeping industry,” said the... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
County Board recommends Herndon hog facilityMACOMB — Following the attendance of most members at an Illinois Department of
County Board recommends Herndon hog facility
McDonough County Voice / Posted yesterday
MACOMB — Following the attendance of most members at an Illinois Department of Agriculture informational meeting last week, the McDonough County Board voted 12 to 5 Wednesday to recommend the planned Scott Herndon hog operation near Adair. Two... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Residents voice concerns at hog farm informational hearing Posted Sep. 17, 2016 at 8:33 AM MACOMB — The Illinois Department of Agricult
Residents voice concerns at hog farm informational hearing
McDonough County Voice / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Sep. 17, 2016 at 8:33 AM MACOMB — The Illinois Department of Agriculture presented an informational hearing Wednesday night on a proposed 4,960 swine finishing facility to be located... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Attendance down 13.2 percent, but revenue steady for rain-soaked Illinois State Fair411,547 reported last year compared with an estimated number of 845,000 in 2014
Attendance down 13.2 percent, but revenue steady for rain-soaked Illinois State Fair
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
411,547 reported last year compared with an estimated number of 845,000 in 2014 and more than 961,000 in 2013. Buchen and Illinois Department of Agriculture director Phil Nelson resigned last fall. Former state Rep. Raymond Poe now heads the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bacterial leaf streak confirmed in IllinoisINHS, along with the University of Illinois Extension, Illinois Department of A
Bacterial leaf streak confirmed in Illinois
Bureau County Republican / Posted 8 days ago
INHS, along with the University of Illinois Extension, Illinois Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS), surveyed cornfields after the disease was confirmed in Nebraska in... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Urban farms bring free, local produce to area food desertsinitiative. Dunn has footed the bill herself so far, teaching piano and workin
Urban farms bring free, local produce to area food deserts
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
initiative. Dunn has footed the bill herself so far, teaching piano and working as an independent contractor for the Illinois Department of Agriculture. But eventually, she hopes to one day raise enough money to start a famer’s co-op in the... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Proposed hog facility meeting set for Sept. 14MACOMB — The Illinois Department of Agriculture will host an informational meet
Proposed hog facility meeting set for Sept. 14
McDonough County Voice / Posted 15 days ago
MACOMB — The Illinois Department of Agriculture will host an informational meeting on Sept. 14 regarding the application for the construction of a hog facility near Adair.According to a notice from the ag department, the meeting is at 6 p.m. in the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
'Crazy' Invasive Critter On Rise in Illinois Dirt: Officialit up. Tiddens says if you find the crazy worm you should report it to the Ill
'Crazy' Invasive Critter On Rise in Illinois Dirt: Official
NBC Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
it up. Tiddens says if you find the crazy worm you should report it to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources or the Illinois Department of Agriculture. There are currently no recommended treatments for managing the crazy worm. “It is... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
County repaves bus route on Gill RoadBoard Chairman Scott Schwerer told committee members that a public information
County repaves bus route on Gill Road
McDonough County Voice / Posted 18 days ago
Board Chairman Scott Schwerer told committee members that a public information meeting has been approved by the Illinois Department of Agriculture regarding a proposed hog farm near Adair. The meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. on... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Woodstock-based Hooved Animal Humane Society seeking investigatorswhen investigating these cases, such as being able to write citations as long a
Woodstock-based Hooved Animal Humane Society seeking investigators
Northwest Herald / Posted 20 days ago
when investigating these cases, such as being able to write citations as long as they are approved by our office.” The Illinois Department of Agriculture holds an annual exam in the fall for people who wish to become an approved humane... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Records raise questions about new fairgrounds foundationto the records, Hammer invited board members to an Aug. 11 conference call, and
Records raise questions about new fairgrounds foundation
SaukValley.com / Posted 22 days ago
to the records, Hammer invited board members to an Aug. 11 conference call, and the agenda for that meeting, with “Illinois Department of Agriculture” printed at the top, begins with introductions from the governor’s office and the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Records raise questions about new Illinois fairgrounds foundationall private management, all private control.” But records obtained by Lee Enter
Records raise questions about new Illinois fairgrounds foundation
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 23 days ago
all private management, all private control.” But records obtained by Lee Enterprises show that the administration and the Illinois Department of Agriculture played a large role in its formation. The Southern Illinoisan reports that emails and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Records raise questions about new fairgrounds foundationall private management, all private control." But records obtained by Lee Enter
Records raise questions about new fairgrounds foundation
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
all private management, all private control." But records obtained by Lee Enterprises show that the administration and the Illinois Department of Agriculture played a large role in its formation. The Southern Illinoisan (http://bit.ly/2cczSgz )... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
County clerk receives petition for hog farm meetingpetition to her office on Friday containing the signatures of at least 75 regis
County clerk receives petition for hog farm meeting
McDonough County Voice / Posted 24 days ago
petition to her office on Friday containing the signatures of at least 75 registered voters. The next step is to notify the Illinois Department of Agriculture. From then, the department has 15 business days to schedule a public meeting. It is up to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge orders animals returned to couple accused of neglectAssistant Public Defender Aaron Brakke, said in court Thursday that there was n
Judge orders animals returned to couple accused of neglect
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Assistant Public Defender Aaron Brakke, said in court Thursday that there was no involvement or consultation with the Illinois Department of Agriculture in the seizure of the animals, which is required in such situations. Girton said there... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damagefair, swamped campgrounds and forced fair officials to cancel some events on Au
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damage
SaukValley.com / Posted 29 days ago
fair, swamped campgrounds and forced fair officials to cancel some events on Aug. 12, The State Journal-Register reported. Illinois Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Rebecca Clark said the Illinois Department of Transportation will analyze how... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damage5.6 inches on the first full day of the fair Aug. 12, swamped campgrounds and f
Illinois officials to analyze fairgrounds flooding, damage
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
5.6 inches on the first full day of the fair Aug. 12, swamped campgrounds and forced fair officials to cancel some events. Illinois Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Rebecca Clark says the Illinois Department of Transportation will analyze how... Read more

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