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State corn harvest continues

By Randy Harrison
| September 21, 2022

Warm, dry conditions have helped move corn harvest along in Illinois.However, according to the U.S. ...

Program offers deer meat

September 19, 2022

Crawford County may not be officially part of a pilot program to reduce hunger in East-Central Illin...

4-H alumni always welcomed back

September 15, 2022

Each year, 4-H members across the nation celebrate National 4-H Week, joining 6 million other 4-H me...

Corn harvest begins

By Randy Harrison
| September 12, 2022

Illinois corn harvest is underway.The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported this week that 1 perce...

4-H Week here Oct. 2-8

September 9, 2022

Illinois 4-H challenges youth ages 8-18 to “learn by doing” with fun, hands-on activities in which k...

Deer season starts next month

By Randy Harrison
| September 6, 2022

Deer hunters are gearing up for the start of hunting season next month.Archery season in most of the...

State corn, beans mature slowly

September 6, 2022

The state’s corn and soybeans continue to mature at a slightly slower rate than normal.Still, in are...

Soggy summer kept drought at bay here

By Randy Harrison
| September 6, 2022

While almost all the United States west of the Mississippi River is suffering some form of drought, ...

August weather gave county a break

By Randy Harrison
| September 2, 2022

It wasn’t much, but August provided Crawford County with a slight break from the heat and rain of Ju...

State corn reaching maturity

By Randy Harrison
| August 29, 2022

A small amount of Illinois’ corn crop has reached full maturity.According to the U.S. Department of ...

Corn, beans slightly behind schedule

By Randy Harrison
| August 22, 2022

Illinois’ corn and soybean crops continue to mature at slightly slower than average rate.According t...

County 4-h'ers score at state fair

August 22, 2022

Crawford County 4-H members exhibited their general and livestock projects at this year’s Illinois S...

Lamb sale raises $5,000

August 22, 2022

A local lamb brought in $5,000 at the recent Governor’s Sale of Champions at the Illinois State Fair...

NASS seeks crop information

August 19, 2022

A sample of producers around the country will receive Agricultural Survey questionnaires from the U....

Record soybean harvest predicted

By Randy Harrison
| August 16, 2022

The state soybean crop is on track to break records, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Corn continues to show progress

By Randy Harrison
| August 9, 2022

Illinois’ corn crop has begun to move into the next stage as harvest season grows closer.According t...

Land resources focus of workshop

August 8, 2022

Managing land resources is a competing balance of environmental, economic, social and life-sustainin...

Extension offers gardening seminar

August 8, 2022

Gardening in the Air filled a void during the early pandemic days. With the increase of home gardeni...

An International, the brand featured at this year's Oblong Antique Tractor and Engine Show, prepares to participate in the 2021 show's tractor pull. Randy Harrison | Daily News

Oblong tractor show Aug. 12-14

By Randy Harrison
| August 9, 2022

The 36th annual Oblong Antique Tractor and Engine Show is Friday through Sunday at the Crawford Coun...

County has seen hotter, wetter Julys

By Randy Harrison
| August 4, 2022

Crawford County was very hot and awfully wet in July as tempertures and precipitation pushed toward ...


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