FarmWeek General News
Fruity essence may help keep Illinois waterways open
Researchers and students at one Illinois junior college set up flavor tests to see if custom bait can lure greater numbers of pesky Asian carp.
Kane County Farm Bureau, partners adapting milk donation challenge
The late October project aims to collect enough monetary donations to buy 10,000 gallons of milk that will be distributed to food pantries.
Train yourself to be careful at railroad crossings
Illinois has the second-most railroad crossings in the U.S., and more than 100 collisions occurred in the state last year. Don't become complacent at crossings you see every day, says state safety coordinator.
IFB board supports health care exploration
Working group will begin investigating possibility of providing health insurance options to members.

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