They will need to pay eventually, CEO Bob Hunzinger said, but Eastern Illini isn’t disconnecting anyone or collecting late fees while the pandemic is ongoing.
What’s the status of the University of Illinois’ plan to move pigs from Research Park?
The Illinois Department of Agriculture is working on ways for youth exhibitors to showcase their projects.
The Champaign creamery has been producing 800 6-ounce containers a week of fresh goat cheese for a USDA program aimed to help farmers and food banks during the pandemic.
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Safe reopening guidelines for various business segments, from hair salons to child care centers, have been spelled out on a new website called Champaign County Safe.
The Morrow Plots won’t be affected by the pandemic, nor will most crop research on the UI's South Farms, said Allen Parrish, who oversees them. But Stephen Long, director of the Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency project, said his work has been affected.
A day after the Ford County Board approved a resolution saying business owners should have the opportunity to reopen if they choose — with safety precautions taken — some business owners were all for it. And some were hesitant.
Nelson Cuevas, director of Cultivadores Latino Center, said some residents think they are to blame for the jump in COVID-19 cases and have made negative comments to him.
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About 450 of its 650 employees remained to be tested Friday as SafeWorks Illinois and OSF HealthCare nurses arrived to begin testing for all workers on the plant grounds. By the end of the day Friday, they’d tested 201, with plans to continue testing all day today, according to SafeWorks.
The Douglas County sheriff answered a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 21st installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.
A long list of new practices incorporating social distancing, hand-washing stations and elimination of entertainment and social gathering have been announced for the upcoming Market at the Square, Urbana, and Champaign Farmers Market.
What does the recently passed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act do to help unemployment claims? It expands unemployment compensation to those who are not otherwise covered and modestly expands the amount one would get under Illinois unemployment compensation.
The 1980 Farm Leader of the Year, who died March 15 at age 95, was 'was just one of those guys who keeps on going,' said fellow Farm Leader John Reifsteck.
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'We're going to try to get the best, biggest, most robust market we can, but it's also going to be a safe market,' Urbana Economic Development Manager Brandon Boys said at Tuesday's advisory board meeting.
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While farmers naturally are spread farther apart, they tend to be older and thus more at-risk of COVID-19 complications. They also rely on just a few employees, so it’s important that each one is healthy during the short stretch of planting.
March being Women's History Month, we’re spotlighting glass ceiling-shattering UI alumnae. Today: the Class of 1973's Colleen Callahan, a pioneering ag reporter who last year was appointed director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
'It sounds like we're going to be staying in place. People aren't going to be traveling as much. People aren't going to be going out as much,' Todd Hubbs said at the annual Dewey Bank farmers breakfast.
Themes at this week's show at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign included being able to input and manage it without manual typing — more like Amazon's Alexa.
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