Local News

During the 98.3 WSVZ Ag Day broadcast at the Farm House Family Restaurant in Shelbyville on Tuesday, local farm broadcaster, Jared White, spoke with Bridgot Giles, Regional Manager of Farm Credit Illinois. Giles described seminars and events that they conduct throughout the year and spoke about one of those seminars which are a “Young Farmer Retreat”.

At the WTIM Ag Day broadcast at Farm Credit Illinois in Taylorville. White interviewed Gary Letterly, Extension Educator of Energy and Environmental Stewardship of the University of Illinois Extension in Christian County. Letterly described the type of research that is conducted at the Dudley Smith Farm, south of Taylorville on Route 29. Besides livestock, Letterly mentioned they will do research on water, soil and nutrient management.

Sponsors for WSVZ Ag Day were Farm Credit Illinois, Shelby Electric Cooperative, and York Bin Company. Sponsors for NEWSTALK WTIM Ag Day were Farm Credit Illinois and University of Illinois Extension in Christian County.

 
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