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2014/08/27 16:04
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Legislation allowing the study of industrial hemp signed by QuinnPosted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:47 AM EDT CHICAGO - Legislation that would allow universities and the Illinois Department of...
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2014/08/22 22:13
2014/08/22 22:13
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Shea Belahi worked in information technology until last year, when she escaped her crowded, windowless office to follow her childhood dream of being a farmer. Now she runs a 1-acre farm in Champaign,...
2014/08/22 14:19
2014/08/22 14:19
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By Trent Loos For anyone who knows our family, they know we certainly enjoy this time of year because our three girls are all involved in exhibiting livestock at county, state and national...
2014/08/21 06:24
2014/08/21 06:24
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Those were among the questions at a standing-room-only town hall meeting about the application process for Illinois’ new medical marijuana program. Attended by more than 500 people, the meeting...
2014/08/20 22:12
2014/08/20 22:12
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Marijuana town hall attracts hundreds in Chicago (AP) — Will retailers be able to open a package of marijuana to give customers a whiff? Will a master grower be able to work for multiple cultivation...
2014/08/20 05:40
2014/08/20 05:40
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Four businesses hoping to produce medical marijuana in Bartlett are clamoring for a piece of vacant land in an industrial park to set up growing operations. The state Department of Agriculture gets...
2014/08/14 13:40
2014/08/14 13:40
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A plan has emerged to preserve a Lake Zurich park on Old Rand Road that has been identified by village officials for a possible sale. Resident Mike Kleeman presented the Kuechmann Park proposal to...
2014/08/13 16:13
2014/08/13 16:13
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For the first time in Illinois State Fair history, a prize-winning animal has sold for six figures. A grand champion steer shown by 12-year-old Shaelye Varner, of Morris, fetched $100,000 , according...
2014/08/12 17:04
2014/08/12 17:04
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Central Illinois couple wins sustainable farming awardPosted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:03 PM EDT SPRINGFIELD - A couple from Morgan County will receive a sustainable farming award at the Illinois...
2014/08/12 04:24
2014/08/12 04:24
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The Illinois Department of Agriculture has designated the farm in Macedonia owned by Timothy Britton of Macedonia as a Centennial Farm. To qualify as a Centennial Farm, a straight or collateral line...
2014/08/12 02:16
2014/08/12 02:16
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The proposal for the medical marijuana cultivation center, to be located at 6120 River Road, was sent to the board after being approved by the village's Zoning Board of Appeals. Trustee Paul Struve...
2014/08/11 15:13
2014/08/11 15:13
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State lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring. Those...
2014/08/08 21:08
2014/08/08 21:08
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois State Fair is now officially open to the public. Gov. Pat Quinn, Illinois Department of Agriculture officials and Illinois County Fair Queen Summer Robbins of...
2014/08/08 06:25
2014/08/08 06:25
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Citing potential flash flooding that could occur during the time of the parade, the Illinois Department of Agriculture moved late in the afternoon to call off the 6 p.m. event scheduled to wind...
2014/08/08 04:14
2014/08/08 04:14
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Rockford officials said an unwelcome insect is attacking some of the city's trees again this year. The city has implemented a plan to attack the emerald ash borer. The EAB is an exotic insect from...
2014/08/07 22:13
2014/08/07 22:13
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SPRINGFIELD — After waves of TV ads, voters already may think Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner are all wet when it comes to their politics, but at least tonight it won’t be...
2014/08/06 19:19
2014/08/06 19:19
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At Monday’s meeting, the council voted 3 to 2 to suspend the first reading of a text amendment recommendation from the Princeton Plan Commission, which would add language to the zoning code allowing...
2014/08/05 20:08
2014/08/05 20:08
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WSIL -- Jones Packing LLC of Harvard, Illinois is recalling approximately 430 pounds of uninspected ham, hocks, and bacon. The meat was sold under the label "Farmer Nicks LLC" and "Jones Packing...
2014/08/05 16:50
2014/08/05 16:50
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WOOD RIVER — The Wood River City Council voted Monday to approve an agreement with Largo Meds, LLC, to allow for the company to operate a marijuana cultivation plant in the city’s EviroTECH Business...
2014/08/04 22:19
2014/08/04 22:19
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The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) recently announced the detections occurred in residential areas. In Peoria County, arborists discovered the beetle first near Dunlap, and then...
2014/08/27 16:04
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