Farmers in Central Illinois are experimenting with cover crops to stop soil erosion. Cover crops can also help stop an environmental threat hundreds of miles away. But, do cover crops cut into a farmer’s finances--or even solvency?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 8 Ohio State can look ahead to Michigan and trying to find the narrow path back into the playoff hunt. Coach Urban Meyer this week had refused to talk about the future beyond Saturday's game against Illinois, which ended in a 52-14 blowout by the Buckeyes in sheets of driving rain at Ohio Stadium.
On The 21st: Host Niala Boodhoo is live from The Spice House in Chicago with a panel of experts to help answer all your questions about cooking and serving Thanksgiving dinner. To brine or not to brine? What spices work best for desserts? Do you really need a free-range, organic turkey?
The Illini men beat DePaul 82-73 last night in Champaign. Freshman Mark Smith connected on 12-of-12 free throw attempts and finished with a game-high 21 points. Kipper NIchols added 16 points, and Aaron Jordan grabbed a game-high 9 rebounds for the Illini.