PRAIRIE BUSINESS Poll finds people in Ill., Conn., most likely to move
It's an undeniable fact that our entire region needs more people. Nearly every industry is experiencing labor shortages that, in some cases, are impacting businesses' ability to meet demand for their ... Posted on 4/30/14 at 3:09 PM
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CHICAGO - Flooding halted barge traffic on the Illinois River on Wednesday and high water levels prompted futures market operator CME Group Inc to declare force majeure for all corn and soybean shipping stations for the first time in more than two years.
NEW YORK - Illinois has the worst ranking among the U.S. states in terms of credit quality, according to a report by Conning, an investment manager for the insurance industry, as options for the embattled Midwestern state to fix its finances are running out.
Communication in the 1600s and 1700s was so poor that only a very few people had any chance to see or even hear about one. When a tornado did happen, it was always “without warning” and must have seemed more like a mythical beast than a severe thunderstorm.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced Wednesday that it had obtained a consent order and permanent injunction against Mark Vanderploeg, formerly of Glendale, Ariz., and three of his companies, including DVC Farms of Minneapolis.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Emerson Nafziger is used to seeing yield differences between corn fields, but says this year's crops are showing more variability than any he has seen in 30 years as a University of Illinois crop scientist.
URBANA – Extension specialists at the University of Illinois and the University of Wisconsin are interested in discovering the methods soybean producers use to find and share information in light of recent technological and economic change.
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