Monthly Archives: June 2016

#TBT: CORN CART

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WHAT ARE IL CORN FARMERS DOING TO CONSERVE RESOURCES?

This summer as an intern for IL Corn, one thing I am tasked with doing is visiting farmers across the state and speaking with them about their conservation practices. In the end, I’m taking their stories and uploading them to … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: GOOD SENSE

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL DAIRY MONTH WITH PIZZA

June is National Dairy Month! Now I don’t know about you, but that sounds like an exciting time to me. You can find me celebrating by eating ice cream, cheese, and all of the other delicious dairy products that our … Continue reading

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BREAKING DOWN THE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT GMOS

“OMG, GMOs!” This seems to be the mantra of consumers everywhere on the topic of food safety. The issue is, people have no idea where their food comes from, let alone what GMOs are. The website GMO Answers describes a … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

A late Happy Father’s Day to all the farmer dads out there! Thank you for everything you’ve done to sustain the agricultural way of life and raising farming’s future leaders!

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: ACRES

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#TBT: DON’T FORGET TO EAT YOUR VEGETABLES

[Originally published June 16, 2015] Today is fresh vegetables day. It is the perfect time of year to purchase fresh veggies from your local farmer’s market or grocery store. Many vegetables are coming into season this time of year, which … Continue reading

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A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A FARMER: JUNE

Some people think that the only busy times of the year are planting and harvest and the rest of the year farmers spend their glorious amounts of free time vacationing or tinkering with antique tractors. This may be true for … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: THE WAITING GAME

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