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Food, Direct From the Farm to Your Table - Part 2

New ways of marketing your product direct to your customers is a way of trying to stay ahead of the markets. Dierks Farm not only sells beef online, but also handles the logistics of how it arrives.

Food, Direct From the Farm to Your Table, Part 1

In today's show, we'll visit with a Pam Dierks of Dierks Farms who talks about how they had to diversify to a different type of marketing so that their sons could be a part of their farm. Part 1 of a series.

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Aspen Foods Recalls Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Chicken

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of raw, frozen chicken products over concerns they might be contaminated with salmonella.

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Statewide Beef Checkoff Referendum Passes by Wide Margin

The Illinois Beef Association (IBA) announced Tuesday that the recently held statewide referendum to restart the Illinois Beef Checkoff passed with an 88 percent majority vote.

Illinois Cattle Feeders Meeting to be Held in Macomb on Mar. 5th

Illinois cattlemen and cattlewomen will have the opportunity to here from industry experts at the 2015 Illinois Cattle Feeders Meeting.

Illinois Packer Recalls Beef Jerky

State officials say Raber's Packing Co. of Peoria, Ill., is recalling 21 pounds of its beef jerky because it was not inspected.