Category Archives: Environment

CONSERVATION IS A PRIORITY IN THESE THREE STEPS …

Illinois is smack in the middle of a huge “water quality” push.  What that means in non-farmer, non-agriculture terms is that the agricultural industry is working overtime right now to try to teach farmers how they can grow the same … Continue reading

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#TBT KNOWING MORE IS BETTER

We’re celebrating #TBT with some of my favorite videos we’ve ever done here at IL Corn. I LOVE these “knowing more is better” spoofs. So cute and so funny!!

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HOW FARMERS ARE PROTECTING ILLINOIS WATER

The IL Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy was released last week.  It was a big deal for farmers.  But maybe (probably?) you have no idea what it is or what it means.  If so, this post is for you. Farmers apply … Continue reading

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I PLANT GMOs IN MY FIELD, NOT IN MY GARDEN

April is Lawn and Garden Month.  To honor that, I present a #TBT to this excellent post (and point!) made by Katie Pratt last year.  It’s a good point that most people don’t realize … no, farmers don’t plant GMO … Continue reading

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IMAGINE YOUR GARDEN ON A WORLD SCALE

April is National Lawn and Garden month. That’s cool. I’ve been itching for a chance to get some dirt under my fingernails since the last of the flowers got frosted last fall. The garden catalogs that light up my mailbox … Continue reading

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FARMERS & MOTHER NATURE: AN ON AGAIN, OFF AGAIN RELATIONSHIP

In light of the upcoming lovers holiday – I prefer not to say the V word – and a recent conversation in our office, I realized: Farmers and Mother Nature have the most twisted and unhealthy relationship in the world. … Continue reading

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WILDLIFE IS IMPORTANT TO FARMERS!

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