Category Archives: Friday Farm Photo

ILLINOIS LOCKS AND DAMS ARE FALLING APART WHEN TOUCHED! OUCH!

Here’s where some of our staff were this week – showing staffers of the Illinois Congressional Delegation how our locks and dams are literally falling apart to the touch!  Hopefully this will help Congress understand why we desperately need funding to … Continue reading

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IT’S ALMOST LIKE CHRISTMAS!

Corn farmers are starting to think about harvest!  Some years, thinking about harvest means just getting to the end of a bad year and wiping the slate clean, but this year, harvest will be a celebration of a great growing … Continue reading

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FOLLOW IL CORN ON INSTAGRAM

  Are you following IL Corn on Instagram!?  You should … this week we’ve celebrated pigs and bacon, 4-H, and all the Illinois corn farmers that we love …

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WALKING BEANS – NOW JUST A MOMENT IN HISTORY

A belated Throwback Thursday to a time when walking beans was what every farm family did from 6 am til noon in the month of July. Before genetically modified soybeans came on the market, farmers would plow in between the … Continue reading

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ALWAYS ADVOCATING FOR FARMERS

IL Corn just returned from Washington, DC where we got to meet with all of our Illinois delegation. Our priorities in Congress right now are protecting the Renewable Fuel Standard, advocating for a User Fee which will speed up new … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: DID YOU KNOW?

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FACTORY FARM OR FAMILY FARM? YOU DECIDE.

You may have heard about a recent campaign to raise money to buy drones to fly over “factory” farms to expose them. It’s an invasion of privacy, especially since the negativity factory farms get in the media, so two bloggers, … Continue reading

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