Monthly Archives: June 2013

MONEY CAN BUY COWS!

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AG IN THE CLASSROOM INTERN SHARES HER STORY

My name is Danielle Brown, the current Ag in the Classroom intern for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board/Illinois Corn Growers Association.  So far this summer during my internship I have had some of the most rewarding experiences while traveling around … Continue reading

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JUNE IS DAIRY MONTH: TRIVIA

Cows can smell something six miles away!?  Cows have been in America since the early 1600s?  What!? Brush up on your dairy trivia below and find more exciting dairy facts at MidWest Dairy Association!

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HUMANITY CAN HANDLE E15

In case you missed it last week, here is the latest video from our office: This video is the perfect marriage of entertaining and effective. Making E-15 available to consumers at gas stations does not put motorcyclists at a higher … Continue reading

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FIELD CORN? SWEET CORN? WHAT!?

Picture yourself on a nice cool night driving down the interstate when you get a sudden rumble in your stomach. You’ve just realized that you forgot to eat dinner before you endured on your journey.  However, you are surrounded by … Continue reading

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WORKING TOGETHER

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MAKE YOUR OWN YOGURT!

June is Dairy Month! Perhaps you could celebrate in your family by making your own yogurt.  This particular blogger claims that she saves around $600 a year on yogurt by making her own!  But even if you aren’t after the … Continue reading

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BASEBALL IS A LOVE

Don’t forget Illinois Corn Grower members can attend Sunday night CornBelters games for HALF price!  View the CornBelters schedule here.

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FLAG DAY ON THE FARM

We’ve been holding a Flag Day photo contest on IL Corn’s FACEBOOK page and the photo above is the winner! With 65 “likes,” RJ Yearton’s 1933 Farmall F-30 wearing a special decal kit to celebrate 200 years of history for Case IH got … Continue reading

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THE 2013 NORMAL CORNBELTERS SEASON IS IN FULL STRIDE!

The 2013 Normal CornBelters season has officially begun!  Despite dealing with “Mother Nature” at times, we have played all 22 regular-season games scheduled to date, boast a 15-7 record and are averaging just under 2,300 fans per-game at The Corn … Continue reading

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