Local Farm News

Our very own Roger Ward received an award today from the Morgan County Fair in appreciation for his years of service at the fair. Pictured from left to right are former WLDS farm directors Mike Perrine, Mike Adams, Roger Ward, Fair board president Marty Marr, princess Addyson James and queen Brianna Klein.

Listen to Roger Ward’s Farm Programs every Monday – Friday
“RFD Illinois” – 6:05 – 7:00am
“Midday Farm Report” – 11:30 – 12:35pm
“Farm Final” – 5:06 – 5:30pm

Roger Ward has been a part of WLDS Farm Broadcasting for more than 25 years. He joined the WLDS team in 1983 and became the full time Farm Director in 2001.  Here you will find interviews and other information related to farming and agriculture.

Daily Market Reports

8:55am – Market Call-Diversified Services Early Market Calls & Overnight News
9:43am – Live Opening Market Report with Bates Commodities
10:06am – Live Commodity Update with Bate Commodities
1:30pm – Closing Commodity Markets with Bates Commodities

Roger’s Favorite Links

Illinois Farm Bureau - ilfb.org
Farm Futures - farmfutures.com
Illinois State Water Survey - isws.illinois.edu/atmos/statecli