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Growing up on a family farm and getting involved at a young age inspired a passion for agriculture for McLean County farmer Justin Maitland.
Check out the challenges and opportunities he sees on the horizon as he looks to continue the tradition of farming for his family.
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A group of 21 teachers got up close to agriculture on farm tours as part of an educational workshop. The Agriculture STEM-ing the Next Generation workshop focused on ways for teachers to incorporate agriculture into their classrooms.
Hear more about the experience from elementary teacher, Deb Rettig in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast.
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Straight rows are more than just a pretty picture. For farmers, it’s all about optimal spacing to give each plant equal access to sunlight, water and nutrients.
Check out how today’s technology allows farmers to be precise and what it takes to grow a crop in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast with local farmer Rick Dean.
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Strip till is one of the farming techniques Rick Dean uses on his farm.