Monthly Archives: May 2011

Slogging away in Springfield, talking to Dr. Earth, and going retro

May 22, 2011 Illinois Extension funding: going down to the wire Last week, Extension Partners spokesperson Pam Weber brought us up to date on the continuing budget negotiations in Springfield. As we near the end of the session, Pam says … Continue reading

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Of funding fights, GMOs and “Beetniks”

May 15, 2011 Update on funding for Illinois Extension The budget negotiations continue in Springfield and the amount of funding for Illinois Extension is still up in the air, though things look more promising than they did a week ago. … Continue reading

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Illinois Extension under the knife, EAB treatments under examination, Truck Farm in the parking lot, and more

May 8, 2011 Here we go again–General Assembly threatens to obliterate Illinois Extension Just a couple of weeks ago I celebrated my third anniversary on Chicago’s Progressive Talk. The very first segment on my very first show three years ago … Continue reading

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