Category Archives: Friday Farm Photo

KNOWING MORE IS BETTER: EQUIPMENT COSTS

Do you know how much farmers invest to grow a crop every year?  The numbers might surprise you!

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KNOWING MORE IS BETTER: WHAT IS CORN USED FOR?

What else could YOU use corn for? Learn more about the versatility of this locally grown crop at http://www.ilcorn.org!

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ANIMAL POOP IS NO LAUGHING MATTER!

Don’t forget to visit us at IL Corn!

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HOW WOULD YOU KILL THE BUGS IN YOUR FIELD?

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: GIVE THANKS

Thanksgiving is just under a week away and we’d like to spend that time giving thanks.  Tell us what you are thankful for this year and you could win an IL Corn prize pack!

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MAKIN’ A LIVING OFF THE LAND

From sunup to sundown, all year round, farmers watch Mother Nature evolve. They witness her worst, from draught to flooding, and witness her best, at just the right temperatures with just the right amount of precipitation to make the crops … Continue reading

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NEED A HOLIDAY DRINK IDEA?

It’s been a rough week at IL Corn!  We’re exhausted. If you feel the same way, spend your Friday afternoon scrolling through IL Corn’s pinterest account.  You might find some fun ideas to celebrate the holidays like maybe using this … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: FAMILY FARM HALLOWEEN!

We LOVE this family farm Halloween costume from last night!  So cute! Did you dress up as anything farm related?  Please share!!

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IT’S HARVEST TIME!

Harvest is the time of year I look forward to the most, and I think most farmers will agree. As a farmer’s daughter, I watch my dad literally work day in and day out all year round in preparation for … Continue reading

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ILLINOIS YIELDS ABOVE NORMAL

The U.S. government reopened Thursday, but we missed some crop updates during the furlough. Our anecdotal information from our Illinois farmers is that yields are above average, which will more than feed our livestock and ethanol markets and is causing … Continue reading

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