As African Swine Fever plagues other countries, the U.S. works to keep it out

Al Wulfekuhle doesn’t take biosecurity lightly. The pork producer showers before he goes into a barn and again as he leaves and asks the same of his employees. He even built a truck wash at his farm shop a year ago so he doesn’t bring any possible pathogens back from the meat processing plants where […]

217 Today: University of Illinois chancellor Robert Jones discusses agriculture and race

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022 Today’s headlines: Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin has received a $20 million donation from billionaire Ken Griffin to fund Irvin’s attempt to unseat Illinois’ current governor. Rochelle Clark has become the new assistant superintendent in Decatur Public Schools. The Illinois attorney general’s office has asked the Illinois Supreme Court to impose a sentence […]