WKAN Ag Programming
All times are approximate.
|5:30 am||Successful Farming|
|5:32 am||RFD Illinois Radio Program|
|6:30 am||AG News|
|6:32 am||AG Feature|
|7:50 am||AG Update|
|7:53 am||AG Weather|
|9:50 am||Commodity Price Trends|
|10:50 am||RFD Market Update|
|11:30 am||Late Morning Cash Grain Report|
|11:50 am||AG Weather|
|12:15 pm||AG News|
|12:29 pm||Midday Market Report|
|12:40 pm||AG News|
|1:15 pm||Ag News|
|1:28 pm||AG News||1:49 pm||RFD Update||4:50 pm||Closing Cash Grain Report||5:49 pm||Closing Market Prices||5:51 pm||RFD Update|
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FREE USDA REPORTS
USDA, in cooperation with the Ag Library at Cornell, offers free subscriptions to over 100 reports from various statistical agencies within the Department. Most reports contain statistics for individual states as well as regional and U.S. totals. The reports arrive in your emailbox within minutes after release time. Auction reports are also available from all across the nation, all at no charge.
The USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) also invites you to provide your feedback as a current subscriber to the agency’s data reports. If you are interested, we will occasionally ask for your comments about the agency’s data products and services. To join, sign in at http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/subscriptions and look for “NASS Data User Community.” You may unsubscribe at any time.
The second new offering is for the “Census of Agriculture.” This subscription will alert you to products and services generated by all NASS census programs. These census data offer more detail than is available in other NASS reports issued annually. This new subscription is available at http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/subscriptions under the letter “C” for Census.
Online Registration for Women Changing the Face of Agriculture Now Open
Online registration is now open for the Women Changing the Face of Agriculture Conference on March 7, 2014, at John Wood Community College in Quincy, Ill. Hopeful attendees can visit www.womenchangingthefaceofagriculture.com to register. This conference marks the fourth year of this event which brings together leading women in the nation's agricultural industry.
Any female high school or college student pursuing a future in agriculture is encouraged to participate in the conference organized by the Illinois Agri-Women. Attendees will learn more about the agriculture industry, its career paths, and its most valuable women leaders.
Industry representatives from numerous agriculture companies and organizations, including Monsanto, 1st Farm Credit Services, Growmark, and Prairie Farmer, will be present to mentor the young women and encourage them in their interest in a future in the agriculture industry.
Students can expect to gain knowledge of internships, career advice, and preparation for a long career in the agriculture industry. The morning sessions will include visiting industry booths to learn more about opportunities in the agriculture industry. After lunch, students can attend breakout sessions of their choice to learn more about topics in agriculture they find most interesting.
For more information and to register, visit www.womenchangingthefaceofagriculture.com. Also, follow Women Changing the Face of Agriculture on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date conference information, agriculture news and career tips.
Join the Soybean Stampede: Register Now for the ASA Soy Social and Auction
Registration is now open for the American Soybean Association’s ninth annual Soy Social and Auction. Sign up online between Nov. 26, 2013 and Feb. 20, 2014 and be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a $200 cash gift card. Attendees must register online to be entered in drawing.
“We encourage Commodity Classic attendees to come out for one of the biggest and best events at Commodity Classic,” said Michael Cunningham, ASA Soy Social and Auction Chairman and ASA Director. “Not only do you have a chance to win a $200 gift card, but you’ll also avoid long lines to purchase tickets.”
Every year, with tremendous industry and state association support, the Soy Social and Auction continues to break records. ASA is asking fellow soybean producers and industry supporters to “Join the Soybean Stampede” on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas.
For 2014, ASA is offering the following tickets for individuals, couples and for auction only. The ticket prices for the 2014 Soy Social and Auction are:
• Individual: $79.00 (before noon on Thursday, Feb. 27)
• Couples: $144.00 (before noon on Thursday, Feb. 27)
• Auction Only: $44.00 (before noon on Thursday, Feb. 27)
• Individual: $89.00 (At door registration)
• Couples: $154.00 (At door registration)
• Auction Only: $44.00
• Individuals who purchase Auction Only tickets will only be allowed to enter at 6:30 p.m.
This year, ASA is continuing to offer the following events to make the Soy Social and Auction experience one-of-a-kind. These events include:
• “First Sighting Party” – ASA is pleased to announce Intelliair as the sponsor for the “First Sighting Party.”
• VIP Seating Areas –ASA is offering not just one, but multiple VIP seating areas for the Soy Social and Auction. Each VIP seating area will feature comfortable couches and chairs and your own private server so you don’t miss a minute of the auction. Each VIP seating area will seat the winning bidder and five of his/her closest friends. The first VIP seating area will be auctioned off at the ASA December Board Meeting, the second will be auctioned off at the 2014 ASA Soybean Leadership College and the third will be auctioned at the start of the live auction.
• Commemorative Hat and Apparel Auction – ASA is pleased to have Renewable Energy Group as the sponsor again for this year’s Commemorative Hat and Apparel auction.
• Mystery Box Auction Item – ASA is pleased to have Bayer CropScience as the sponsor for the Mystery Box Auction Item as part of the live auction.
“I encourage everyone to visit the Soy Social and Auction webpage and look at all of the great items to bid on,” Cunningham said. “We are offering exotic trips, farming equipment, luxury vacations, autographed memorabilia and many other items.”
To view some of the items available for the Soy Social and Auction visit the ASA website. The Soy Social and Auction benefits SoyPAC, ASA’s political action committee. For more information about registering, donating or sponsoring the ninth annual Soy Social and Auction, contact Byron Keelin at (314) 754-1355 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Cash Grain
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