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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 04, 2014

Farmers Make Money and Paper from Crop Waste

by: Tiffany Jolley

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two people making paper

A report from the US Department of Agriculture several years ago found that farmers can do more with the stems, leaves and other materials leftover after harvest than plow it back into the soil. One option is to sell it to make paper products.





AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 19, 2014

Fatal Farm Accidents Increase In Illinois Over Past Year

By The Associated Press

Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a year earlier, according to Bloomington-based Country Financial.

Categories: Agriculture






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