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The Evolution of Technology in Agriculture

We have come a long way since having horses as our main source of power to haul objects. The invention of the internal combustion engine during the Industrial Revolution really set not only the agricultural industry, but the world, in motion-literally. 475 more words

Agriculture

Aerial Application: Life On the Load Pad

In the past three summers, I have probably spent more time at an airport on a loading pad than the typical college student would in the months of June, July, and August. 710 more words

Agriculture

Benefits of Joining an Agriculture Fraternity

A lot of people associate fraternities, or frats, with partying, collared shirts, khaki shorts, and loafers. They may also think of them as having a bad reputation in a community because of the way the act or present themselves in public. 910 more words

Agriculture

Taking on the National Farm Machinery Show 2018

For over 50 years farmers and agricultural companies have been meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, for the largest indoor farm machinery show at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center.  792 more words

Agriculture

Encouraging student success through teaching and research at the Western Illinois University greenhouses

Over the past few years, the School of Agriculture has added a three-bay greenhouse facility for teaching and research. This would not have been possible without support from both school funding and outside sponsors. 804 more words

Agriculture

It's Like a Car Wash, but for Dogs!

By Ryan Wood

Is your furry friend in need of a bath? Would you like to help out animals in need? Then come to the Spring 2018 Dog Wash! 782 more words

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Equestrian Experience 2018

Sadly mother nature was not on our side, however the Equestrian Experience still prevailed! It took place at the WIU Livestock Center on March 24th from 10am to 3pm. 448 more words

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