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Illinois Ag News Headlines
Yield-Boosting Stay-Green Gene ID'd from 118-Year-Old Corn Experiment
Illinois Ag Connection - 07/18/2019
A corn gene identified from a 118-year-old experiment at the University of Illinois could boost yields of today's elite hybrids with no added inputs. The gene, identified in a recent Plant Biotechnology Journal study, controls a critical piece of senescence, or seasonal die-back, in corn. When the gene is turned off, field-grown elite hybrids yielded 4.6 bushels more per acre on average than standard plant . . .

WIU Alumnus Named to Agricultural Post
Illinois Ag Connection - 07/18/2019

IDOT Ready for Pavement Blowouts During Heat Wave
Illinois Ag Connection - 07/18/2019

Americans Reflect on Apollo 11 and the Space Program
Illinois Ag Connection - 07/18/2019

U.S. Commerce Invests $3 Million for East Peoria Workforce Training
Illinois Ag Connection - 07/18/2019

College of ACES Partners with Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation
Illinois Ag Connection - 07/17/2019

Pork Checkoff Announces #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces
Illinois Ag Connection - 07/17/2019


National & World Ag Briefs
New Farmers.gov Feature Helps Find Loans to Fit Individual Operation
USAgNet - 07/18/2019

NCGA Elects Four Growers to Serve on National Corn Board
USAgNet - 07/18/2019

Corteva Agriscience to Close LeRoy, IL Grain Facility
USAgNet - 07/18/2019

Plant-Based Protein Foods Sales Rose to $4.5 Billion
USAgNet - 07/18/2019

Book Examines the Bible's Stance on Eating Meat from Animals
USAgNet - 07/18/2019


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