Monthly Archives: December 2012

FARMERS WORK TO PRESERVE THE SOIL!

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FOLLOW CORNCORPS TO HEAR FROM IL FARMERS!

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FAMILY FARMERS ARE NOT A DYING BREED!

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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM IL CORN!

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MY EXPERIENCE AS AN IL CORN INTERN

Through out my education I have had many experiences that have taught me more than just basic video techniques and tricks. My time as the video intern with the Illinois Corn Marketing Board has shown me what hard work and … Continue reading

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER-WATCH

The drought of 2012 might seem to be over, but take a closer look. The sub-soil moisture is still drastically low in many areas. Also, the Mississippi River is illustrating what a lack of rain can do. The River is … Continue reading

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STABLE AG CAREERS ABOUND

I have been trained as an agriculture education teacher, though I don’t spend my days in a classroom.  Still, bringing up the next generation of agriculture professionals is a task that remains near and dear to my heart. When I … Continue reading

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FARMER SAFETY SESSIONS TO BE HELD IN BLOOMINGTON

The Illinois Corn Growers Association is hosting three, one-day producer education seminars to promote farm safety and help farmers understand current on-farm hazards at the newly built Asmark Agricenter in Bloomington, IL. The sessions, held on January 9, January 18, and … Continue reading

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TRY DABURGER – AT A CHICAGO SPORTS ARENA OR AT HOME!

DaBurger Efforts Promote Ground Pork  Have you ever had a pork burger at the IL State Fair or at a county fair? Pork burgers are popular items at these venues. In some areas of the state such as Jasper County … Continue reading

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THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

Christmas is two weeks away… have you got a gift for the farmer in your life yet?  If you’re anything like me, my dad is the hardest person on my list.  A new tie?  The two he has are still … Continue reading

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