Data such as wind speed, soil temperatures, moisture levels and more available for free from U of I.
Economic growth triggers third rate hike of the year, and additional increases could be coming.
Read about three of the state's new or recently expanded hog farms.
Additional growth in the ethanol market will depend on exports, says U of I economist.
Program can be a risk-management tool as analysts price the futures component of a farmer's eventual cash sale to partner elevators and alert customers when sales are made.
Rising meat consumption around the world continues to drive demand for feed grains.
The market has corrected itself somewhat, but scarcity of land sales often forces buyers to pay high prices.