Monthly Archives: December 2010

FARMERS ARE FEEDING A HUNGRY WORLD BY DOING MORE WITH LESS

Farmers have to be part agronimist, conservationist, meterologist, economist … and all optimist! Find out more about Illinois farmer’s best management practices at www.ilcorn.org. If you liked this post, check out: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION RECOMMENDS LESS STRINGENT… ETHANOL EFFICIENCIES FUEL … Continue reading

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HIGH FIVE FOR FARMERS!

This video won second place in the Alpharma Student Video Contest! Tori Frobish is a University of Illinois student from the Champaign-Urbana area. If you liked this post, you might like: FARM WOMEN LEAVE A STRONG LEGACY THANK A FARMER … Continue reading

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KEEP AMERICA MOVING

Now that you’ve celebrated Merry Christmas and are happily staying warm until Happy New Year, I invite you to join us for VIDEO WEEK! Yes, this week, Corn Corps will celebrate the holiday by bringing you interesting, informative, and intriguing … Continue reading

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ALL WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: MARKET ACCESS FOR ETHANOL

Dear Santa, Over the past year Illinois farmers feel that they have been very well behaved. We have worked diligently to once again feed the world while making several changes to help our environment, protect the safety of our consumers, … Continue reading

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ALL WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: CONSUMER TRUST IN THE AMERICAN FARMER

Dear Santa, Over the past year Illinois farmers feel that they have been very well behaved. We have worked diligently to once again feed the world while making several changes to help our environment, protect the safety of our consumers, … Continue reading

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ALL WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: NEW LOCKS AND DAMS

Dear Santa, Over the past year Illinois farmers feel that they have been very well behaved. We have worked diligently to once again feed the world while making several changes to help our environment, protect the safety of our consumers, … Continue reading

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ALL WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: CORN BASED ETHANOL AS AN ADVANCED BIOFUEL

Dear Santa, Over the past year Illinois farmers feel that they have been very well behaved. We have worked diligently to once again feed the world while making several changes to help our environment, protect the safety of our consumers, … Continue reading

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ALL WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS

Dear Santa, Over the past year Illinois farmers feel that they have been very well behaved. We have worked diligently to once again feed the world while making several changes to help our environment, protect the safety of our consumers, … Continue reading

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CELEBRATE MAPLE SYRUP DAY!

  Its maple syrup day and we’ve got some of the best maple sirup just a few miles south of the Illinois Corn office in Central Illinois.  Visit the Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup website to read all about their … Continue reading

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ILLINOIS EPA PREPARES TO REGULATE PESTICIDE APPLICATIONS

In January 2009, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, OH ruled that National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits under the Clean Water Act are required for any pesticide applications that reach waters of the U.S. This was … Continue reading

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