Monthly Archives: February 2014

KNOWING MORE IS BETTER: SAUSAGE

Many people have questions about where their food comes from.  If you would like your questions answered, visit www.watchusgrow.org!

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AGRICULTURE, IT’S NOT JUST FOR FARMERS

The agriculture industry employees over 23 million people in the United States, and only about 4.6 million of those people live on a farm. So, what does the other 18.4 million people do if they don’t live on a farm? … Continue reading

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SO YOU THINK YOU WANT TO BE A FARMER?

So you are thinking about becoming a farmer? There are many things you need to ask yourself before considering this challenge. This is not an unusual desire especially if you were raised on a farm. If you grew up farming … Continue reading

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TIRED OF PLAYING DEFENSE

Farming, the livelihood so many of us take great pride in, has been under attack for years. As a whole, agricultural people are passionate and quick to come to the defense of our industry and way of life. This I … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES A FARMER DO ALL DAY?

Do you have questions about what it is exactly that a farmer does?  If so, you aren’t the only one!  Visit us at www.ilcorn.org or www.watchusgrow.org to learn more about farmers and to get answers to your questions.

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Happy Love Your Pet Day!

Pets are often viewed as members of the family today. It is not uncommon to dress up pets in cute little outfits,  refer to them as your baby, or even buy them luxury items such as a bed that is probably … Continue reading

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ONCE YOU GO FRESH, YOU’LL NEVER GO BACK!

Jelly, jams, pickles, fresh pickles, and spaghetti sauce is only the beginning.   Canning jelly in the summer is a family tradition.   In my family nothing says Saturday morning besides doing chores like moms freshly made pancakes. The one secret ingredient … Continue reading

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FAMOUS PRESIDENTS ON AGRICULTURE …

    HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY!

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WOULDN’T YOU RATHER SAVE MONEY ON FUEL AND GO TO DISNEYWORLD?

Don’t forget to visit us at www.ilcorn.org!!

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THE STUFF THAT MAKES A FARMER’S HEART SKIP A BEAT

Valentine’s Day, some people smile or even cringe at the mere mention of this holiday. Whether you like or dislike this holiday, it’s all about love and showing appreciation for someone else. Farmers don’t usually come to mind during this … Continue reading

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