Monthly Archives: November 2015

FALL FASHION- OR SHOULD I SAY ‘FARM’ FASHION

As apple picking, harvest, and pumpkin patches give way to Christmas shopping, snow, and snowboarding I’d like to take a minute to reflect on this Fall’s fashion trends. “Why,” you ask? Because I’m ecstatic that in the past season fashion … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM IL CORN

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5 FACTS ABOUT FARMING SOMEONE ELSE’S LAND

Not all farm land is owned by farmers. Even though the farmers are the ones working all year long on the land, the farmer is not always the owner of the land. In many cases, investors, heirs of land, and … Continue reading

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10 FOOD FACTS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW

It’s no secret that myths surround the food industry, most of which circulate on the internet. As a consumer, it’s important to know the facts. Red meat is not a carcinogen. Despite the myths recently circulating on the internet, no … Continue reading

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FARM PHOTO FRIDAY: WORK HARD, DREAM BIG

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#TBT THANKSGIVING DECEPTION: A BUYER’S INFORMATION GUIDE

This post was originally posted last year on November 13th, and it is the perfect time for a poultry refresher. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I wanted to let you in on the Grocer’s Turkey secrets! Popular to common … Continue reading

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WHAT FACTS ARE REALLY FACTS?

(This guest blog is provided by Matt Reese who writes for Ohio’s Country Journal and was originally posted here.) It can be really hard to know which way to feel about some issues because these days it seems everyone has … Continue reading

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THE PROS AND CONS OF “BIG AG”

When running a simple Google search on the term, “Big Ag,” the results are downright frightening, to say the least. Everything from news articles in the Huffington Post to angry bloggers to cleverly PhotoShopped images—like the one below—can paint a … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: HARVEST IS OVER

Just when one season is over, another begins…

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10 WAYS TO RUN YOUR HOME LIKE A FARM

There’s a major difference between city living and country life. Here, in central Illinois we are fortunate enough to get to experience “city life” and the simple life of living in a rural area. In my years of experience, I’d … Continue reading

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