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Day in the Life of a Farm Bureau Manager

Kristin Huls has been employed as the Hancock County Farm Bureau manager since April 2014.  Prior to that she worked for University of Illinois Extension for over 16 years.  621 more words


Green Chips + Great Stock = Lasting Memories

{ NAILE }- North American International Livestock Exposition. The largest all-breed, purebred livestock event in the world.

Not only is NAILE the largest livestock event it may be one of the most prestigious livestock shows to win. 274 more words


Future Agriculture Teachers Learn from Top Notch FFA Programs

November 5th-7th, five Western Agriculture Education students ranging from freshman to seniors attended the annual Illinois Association of Vocational Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) Student Branch Bus Tour. 1,004 more words


Meet the Professor: Chris Merrett, Community and Economic Development

Next fall, WIU will begin a new master’s degree program in Community and Economic Development. This new program will combine online learning with in-person class sessions and hands-on learning opportunities. 1,024 more words


WIU Professor reacts to Paris terror attacks

MACOMB, Ill. (KWQC) – Western Illinois University Professor and Director of the Homeland Security Research Program, Dean Alexander says he’s not surprised by the Paris terror attacks, coming on the heels of similar ISIS-linked incidents in other countries. 237 more words


"Bitter Seeds"; The story of a young girl with an incredible dream.

Every 30 minutes a farmer in India kills himself because he can no longer provide for his family. This dramatic saying is one that appears not only on the cover of this incredible movie, but in it as well. 932 more words


Snapchat's Marketing Potentials

Snapchat is one of the hottest, free social media applications offered to any smart phone user. Snapchat is labeled as a top 5 social media app among millennials. 386 more words