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Thursday, November 07, 2019
Researchers and Extension Specialists from University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences are asking Illinois growers to share basic planting, harvest, and yield data with the college to learn from the extraordinary growing conditions experienced this year.  “What we have is a giant, unplanned, and involuntary experiment that is being conducted by Illinois ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Thursday, April 25, 2019
This is a proud moment at F&M Bank as the bank celebrates the 150th anniversary of its founding.  The charter for The Farmers and Mechanics (F&M) Bank was granted on March 31, 1869. The bank’s founder, Chauncey S. Colton, established Galesburg’s first store and post office, built its first school, and devoted a considerable amount of time toward bringing the railroad through the growing city. ...read more
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