illinifarmradio.com Archives for 2019-04

The Farm Show With Jared White - Schedule 4/29/19 - 5/3/19

 

 

4/29 am (6:40a & 1:10p on WHOW)
Todd Hubbs – Ag Economist @ U of I

 

4/29 noon (12:20p & 4:35p on WHOW)
Elizabeth Burns – MGR of Clinton Area Farmers Market

 

4/30 am
Eric Vanasdale – Country Ins. On Farm Safety

 

4/30 noon
Chris Kamienski – Agronomist w/ Channel Seed

 

5/1 am
Lindsey Ramsey – IL Farm Bureau On Monarch Project 

 

5/1 noon
LIVE @ Macon County Farm Bureau Agucation

 

5/2 am
Nick Seiter – Entomologist @ U of I 

 

5/2 noon
Braylee Finck – President of Maroa-Forsyth FFA

 

5/3 am
Mike Winn – CEO of Drone Deploy

 

5/3 noon
Chip Shilling & Stephanie Darnell - BASF on Pollinators

 

 

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The Farm Show With Jared White - Schedule 4/22/19 - 4/26/19

Next week on the show...

 

4/22 am (6:40a & 1:09p on WHOW)
Kelsey Burgener – IL Pork on Pulled Pork Madness &
Paul Kuhns – Pauly's BBQ in Arthur - Winner of IL Pork Contest

 

4/22 noon (12:20p & 4:35p on WHOW)
Chris Miller – National Weather Service Meteorologist

 

4/23 am
Mark Schluesener – USDA NASS on Census of Agriculture

 

4/23 noon
Brain Basting – Economist w/ Advance-Trading

 

4/24 am
Nathan Kleczewski – U of I Ext. Specialist on Plant Diseases

 

4/24 noon
Bob Lawless – Agronomist w/ Golden Harvest

 

4/25 am
Ryan Sosamon – Weldon Fertilizer On Spring Prep

 

4/25 noon
Eric Gurth – IL NRCS on CSP Deadline

 

4/26 am
Travis Meteer – U of I Extension Beef Specialist

 

4/26 noon
Jared Wright – Syngenta on New Dicamba Product Approval

 

 

 

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The Farm Show With Jared White - Schedule 4/15/19 - 4/19/19

4/15 am (6:40a & 1:10p on WHOW)
Tory Dahlhoff – Greater Peoria Ec Dev Council – Hemp

4/15 noon (12:20p & 4:35p on WHOW)
Stephanie Porter – Golden Harvest Agronomist

4/16 am
Kelly Estes – IL Agricultural Pest Survey

4/16 noon
Aaron Hager – U of I Weed Sciences

4/17 am
Braylee Finck – President of Maroa-Forsyth FFA

4/17 noon
LIVE @ Macon County Farm Bureau

4/18 am
Matt Montgomery – Pioneer Agronomist

4/18 noon
Joe Bolte – Beck's PFR Operator in Effingham

4/19 am
Kevin Nelson – ISA's Crop Advisor Of The Year (B.O.)

4/19 noon
Greg & Mariah Anderson – Triple M Farms – Farm Of Year Award (B.O.)

 

 

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The Farm Show with Jared White - Schedule 4/8/19 - 4/12/19

4/8 6:40a & 1:10p
Eric Snodgrass – Atmospheric Scientist w/ Nutrien Ag Solutions


4/8 12:20p & 4:35p
Lance Tarchione – Agronomist w/ Asgrow & Dekalb


4/9 am
Taylorville FFA Livestock Judging Team


4/9 noon
Liz Rupel – IL Stewardship Alliance on Hemp


4/10 am
Michael Buchanon – Shelby County Farmer


4/10 noon
LIVE @ DeWitt County Farm Bureau


4/11 am
Molly Gleason – IL Stewardship Alliance on 2018 Recap


4/11 noon
Travis Meteer – U of I Extension Beef Specialist


4/12 am
Chad Kalaher – Agronomist w/ Beck's Hybrids


4/12 noon
Brad Haight – Owner of LeaseGen On Wind & Solar Leases
 

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The Farm Show With Jared White - Schedule 4/1/19 - 4/5/19

This week on The Farm Show with Jared White:

 

4/1 6:40 am

Congressman Rodney Davis – DC Ag Update

 

4/1 12:20 pm 

Doug Gucker – U of I Extension in DeWitt, Macon, Piatt

 

4/2 am

Chase Brown – Prairie Beef Assoc. in DeWitt, Macon, Piatt

 

4/2 noon

Kevin Nelson – ISA's Crop Advisor Of The Year

 

4/3 am

Ken Ferrie – Farm Journal Agronomist

 

4/3 noon

Jackie Martinie – Chief Credit Officer @ Farm Credit IL

 

4/4 am

Greg & Mariah Anderson – Triple M Farms – Farm Of Year Award

 

4/4 noon

Bruce Henrikson – Champaign Co SWCD STAR Program

 

4/5 am

Andrew Alton – Farm Credit IL FreshRoots Program

 

4/5 noon

Ivan Dozier – State Conservationist @ IL NRCS

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2019 Agriculture Scholars Named

Farm Credit Illinois recently awarded a total of $56,000 in scholarships were awarded to high school seniors throughout central and southern Illinois to pursue agriculture-related majors and careers. Each of the 28 high school seniors received a $2,000 agriculture scholarship.

 

This is the 16th year of the Farm Credit agriculture scholarship program which has awarded a total of $456,000 to 357 students since 2004. Scholarship selections are based on a combination of academic achievement, participation, and leadership in school and community organizations, and the applicant’s commitment to an agricultural career. 

 

“Farm Credit Illinois is proud to promote positive opportunities for tomorrow’s agricultural leaders,” says Rod Stoll, vice president of marketplace engagement for FCI. “These scholars will bring their passion for agriculture into careers that shape the future of the industry and Rural America.” 

 

The following students were selected to receive a 2019 Farm Credit agriculture scholarship:

 

  • Cooper Block of Paris (Edgar County) will graduate from Paris High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study crop sciences. He is the son of Scott and Brett Block.
  • Natalie Bonnell of Golconda (Pope County) will graduate from Pope County Community High School and attend Southeastern Illinois College to study agriculture. She is the daughter of Travis and Kala Bonnell.
  • Maria Brockamp of Morrisonville (Christian County) will graduate from Morrisonville High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study agricultural and consumer economics, public policy and law. She is the daughter of Dale and Kendra Brockamp.
  • Hannah Carlock of Chandlerville (Cass County) will graduate from A-C Central High School and attend Lincoln Land Community College as an agriculture transfer student. She is the daughter of Craig and Tammy Carlock.
  • Alexis Carroll of Carrollton (Greene County) will graduate from Carrollton High School and attend Lincoln Land Community College to study to study agriculture with plans to transfer to a four-year university to earn a degree in agriculture science. She is the daughter of Andy and Brenda Carroll.
  • James "Adam" Crites of Rantoul (Champaign County) will graduate from Rantoul Township High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study agricultural leadership and science education. He is the son of James and Nicole Crites.
  • Reece Davis of Medora (Macoupin County) will graduate from Southwestern High School and attend Southern Illinois University Carbondale to study agribusiness economics, pre-law. He is the son of Courtney Davis.
  • Adam Day of Lovington (Moultrie County) will graduate from Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study agribusiness markets and management. He is the son of Jennifer and JW Day.
  • Makenna Green of Arthur (Douglas County) will graduate from Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond High School and attend Lake Land Community College as an agriculture transfer student. She is the daughter of Justin and Monica Green.
  • Lukas Hadden of Jacksonville (Morgan County) will graduate from Jacksonville High School and attend Lincoln Land Community College to study agri-business management. He is the son of Gary and Lisa Hadden.
  • Ashley Hartman of Waterloo (Monroe County) will graduate from Waterloo High School and study agribusiness in college. She is the daughter of Kenneth Jr. and Anita Hartman.
  • Charles "Charlie" Hoene of Sigel (Shelby County) will graduate from Teutopolis High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study agricultural and biological engineering. He is the son of Paul and Martha Hoene.
  • Carlin "Carli" Hoffman of Nashville (Washington County) will graduate from Nashville Community High School and attend Kaskaskia College to study animal science. She is the daughter of Jeff and Andrea Hoffman.
  • Dylan Janssen of Milford (Iroquois County) will graduate from Milford High School and attend Parkland College in the Case New Holland Technician training program. Parents: Bill and Misti Janssen.
  • Elizabeth Kiselewski of Waltonville (Jefferson County) will graduate from Waltonville High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study agricultural accounting. He is the son of Gary and Tracy Kiselewski.
  • Cody Knodle of Fillmore (Montgomery County) will graduate from Nokomis High School and attend Lake Land College and study crop production. He is the son of Mark and Julie Knodle.
  • Seth Kocher of Claremont (Richland County) will graduate from Richland County High School and attend Olney Central College with plans to transfer to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study Computer Science and Crop Sciences. He is the son of Thomas and Kathleen Kocher.
  • Samuel Lueke of McLeansboro (Hamilton County) will graduate from Hamilton County High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign agricultural and biological engineering. He is the son of Jeff and Michele Lueke.
  • Brodee McCormick of Athens (Menard County) will graduate from Athens High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study agricultural sciences education. He is the son of Will Tomlinson and Mandy McCormick.
  • Madison Michels of Noble (Richland County) will graduate from Richland County High School and attend Wabash Valley College to study agriculture technology business. She is the daughter of Kenny and Julia Michels.
  • Courtney Mosbacher of Prairie du Rocher (Monroe County) will graduate from Valmeyer High School and attend Murray State University to study agriscience technology. She is the daughter of Steven and Doris Mosbacher.
  • Cassie Peters of Crescent City (Iroquois County) will graduate from Watseka High School and attend Lake Land College as an agriculture transfer student. She is the daughter of Gary Peters and Julie and Keith Lange.
  • McKenzie Reagor of Karnak (Massac County) will graduate from Century High School and attend Shawnee Community College to study agriculture business and management. She is the daughter of Josh and Tiffany Reagor.
  • Molly Schempp of Atlanta (Logan County) will graduate from Midwest Christian Academy and study agricultural education in college. She is the daughter of Darin and Cindy Schempp.
  • Lane Schilling of Okawville (Washington County) will graduate from Okawville High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study crop sciences. He is the son of Rodney and Tami (Craig) Schilling.
  • Jacob Uphoff of Mattoon (Coles County) will graduate from Mattoon High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study crop sciences. He is the son of Kim and Bill Uphoff.
  • Emmalyn Walk of Neoga (Cumberland County) will graduate from Neoga High School and attend Lake Land College to study agriculture with plans to transfer to a four-year university to earn a degree in agriculture education. She is the daughter of Phil and Lori Walk.
  • Kinser Wargel of Clinton (DeWitt County) will graduate from Clinton Community High School and attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to study agricultural and consumer economics, farm management. He is the son of Thomas and Claudine Wargel.

 

Pictured above: Class of 2018 FCI Agriculture Scholars who attended the recognition luncheon at the Mahomet central office in May 2018.

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Community Improvement Grant Recipients Announced

4-H clubs and FFA chapters throughout central and southern Illinois will implement valuable improvement projects in their communities with help from grants provided by Farm Credit Illinois. FCI awarded $500 grants to 50 4-H clubs and FFA chapters to deliver projects that will make their local communities better places to live.

 

This is the 11th year FCI has funded community improvement grants; the total amount awarded is nearly $135,000. Examples of this year’s award-winning projects include managing community gardens, improving fairgrounds, and constructing roadside welcome signs. 

 

“Farm Credit is grateful to team-up with youth organizations to contribute to the health of rural communities,” says Rod Stoll, vice president of marketplace engagement for FCI. “We salute the 2019 grant recipients as they make positive, tangible changes to Rural America.” 

 

The following 4-H clubs and FFA chapters are 2019 community improvement grant recipients:

 

  • Liberty 4-H Club (Bond County): Construct a backdrop for Bond County Fair champions and reserve champions
  • Old Ripley 4-H Club (Bond County): Provide garden and landscaping improvements to Old Ripley Church of Christ in Pocahontas
  • Hardin Busy Bees 4-H Club (Calhoun County): Update the grounds of Hardin Pool
  • Beardstown FFA Chapter (Cass County): Create outdoor classroom at Beardstown Elementary School
  • River Valley 4-H Club (Cass County): Provide landscaping at Veterans' Memorial in Roy Roberts Park in Beardstown
  • Fantastic 4-Hers of Fisher Club (Champaign County): Construct park benches for Mary Lammle Park
  • Mahomet-Seymour FFA Chapter (Champaign County): Provide enhancements to Bulldog Trails at Middletown Prairie Middle School in Mahomet
  • Sadorus All-Stars 4-H Club (Champaign County): Construct picnic tables for East Side Park in Tolono
  • Casey-Westfield FFA Chapter (Clark County): Build resting benches for Casey's downtown district
  • Beyond the Bell 4-H Club (Clay County): Plant community garden for Flora residents
  • Clovers & Cloverettes 4-H Club (Clinton County): Plant trees and expand garden at Veteran's Park in Germantown
  • Coles County 4-H Clubs (Coles County): Plant flowers throughout Coles County fairgrounds
  • Coles County All Stars 4-H Club (Coles County): Construct benches for Coles County fairgrounds
  • Impact 4-H Club (Coles County): Plant a community garden to feed hungry neighbors in Mattoon
  • Lincoln Railsplitters 4-H Club (Coles County): Install dog agility equipment at the Charleston dog park
  • Ellery Panthers 4-H Club (Edwards County): Beautify Little Prairie Christian Church in Albion
  • Gallatin Co 4-H Saddle Club (Gallatin County): Construct concession stand for Gallatin County Fair
  • Carrollton FFA Chapter (Greene County): Color up Carrollton – grow and plant flowers in the town square
  • Greenfield FFA Chapter (Greene County): Make improvements to Greenfield Rives Lake Nature Center
  • Basco Firecrackers 4-H Club (Hamilton County): Revitalize the Basco Collins Park Shelter House
  • Funny Farmers 4-H Club (Hamilton County): Repair and replace raised beds at GIFT Garden in McLeansboro
  • Hamilton County 4-H Federation (Hamilton County): Paint building murals on buildings throughout McLeansboro
  • Pioneer Country Kids 4-H Club (Hamilton County): Clean-up Kiwanis Park in McLeansboro
  • Hardin County Corn Fed Clovers 4-H Club (Hardin County): Plant flower gardens at Hardin County Sheriff's Department
  • Cloverdale 4-H Club (Logan County): Initiate monarch habitat at Dr. G Dennis Campbell Outdoor Center in Lincoln
  • Northwestern FFA Chapter (Macoupin County): Palmyra Fourway adds beauty, with valuable lessons
  • Northwestern Green Machines 4-H Club (Macoupin County): Provide improvements to Palmyra Park
  • Quercus Grove 4-H Club (Madison County): Plant community garden at St. John's United Methodist Church to feed Edwardsville neighbors
  • Make It 4-H Club (Montgomery County): Plant a butterfly garden at Madison Park School in Litchfield
  • Berea Ag 4-H Club (Morgan County): Beautify Morgan County Fairgrounds
  • East Side Jr's 4-H Club (Morgan County): Improve chicken bards at Morgan County fairgrounds
  • Franklin Straight Shooters 4-H Club (Morgan County): Landscape around Franklin School District addition
  • Triopia FFA Chapter (Morgan County): Plant community garden at Triopia High School for hungry neighbors
  • Monticello FFA Chapter (Piatt County): Implement a children's community sensory garden at Kirby Medical Center in Monticello
  • Pope County FFA Chapter (Pope County): Build high tunnel and provide landscaping at Pope County High School
  • Southern Smilers 4-H Club (Richland County): Provide Landscaping at the Richland County Fair Board Office
  • Carrier Mills-Stonefort FFA Chapter (Saline County): Plant a community garden at Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School
  • Harrisburg FFA Chapter (Saline County): Build a tower garden at East Side Primary School in Harrisburg
  • Lads & Lassie 4-H Club (Saline County): Rehabilitate Galatia Public Library entrance
  • West Side 4-H Club (Sangamon County): Construct picnic tables for Sangamon County fairgrounds
  • Williamsville FFA Chapter (Sangamon County): Build planter boxes for Williamsville Elementary School
  • Findlay Feeders 4-H Club (Shelby County): Provide improvements to Findlay community garden
  • Shelby County 4-H Federation (Shelby County): Forest Park accommodations made in Shelbyville
  • Shelbyville Cloverbuds 4-H Club (Shelby County): Construct raised beds for Shelbyville community garden
  • Stewardson-Strasburg FFA Chapter (Shelby County): Enhance Mr. Wildman Memorial Garden at Stewardson-Strasburg High School
  • Strasburg Tailtwisters 4-H Club (Shelby County): Provide improvements to livestock barns at Shelby County fairgrounds
  • Nashville Eager Beavers 4-H Club (Washington County): Build picnic tables for Washington County fairgrounds
  • Enfield Blue Ribbon 4-H Club (White County): Clean up and provide maintenance to play areas at Willis Park in Enfield
  • Mad Hatters 4-H Club (White County): Expand garden beds at Wabash Heritage Apartments in Carmi
  • White County 4-H Federation (White County): Build raised beds for White County GIFT Garden

Pictured above: The Carrolton FFA Chapter accepting their 2018 community improvement grant check.

 

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