Category Archives: Friday Farm Photo

GROWING MORE, USING LESS

It’s not always a popular message with the media – though it should be – but farmers are becoming more productive using less inputs like fertilizer and chemicals. Technology can be a great thing, huh!? Full fact sheet available here.

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR U.S. GOVERNMENT …

Came to us by way of Teachers Grow the Future.

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RESPONSIBILITY

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JOIN US AT NASCAR THIS WEEKEND!

IL Corn is celebrating Kenny Wallace’s 900th start in Joliet at the Chicagoland Speedway this weekend!  Visit us in Champions Park or share in the celebration virtually by following #roadto900.

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JOIN THE CONVERSATION AT #MYFARMBILL

A five year farm bill means programs to conserve our land and water resources.  #myfarmbill The USDA is encouraging all of us to share what passing a farm bill would mean to us.  Join the conversation by tagging your posts … Continue reading

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FARM BILL NOW

During this week’s Farm Progress Show, farmers wrote more than 1,100 letters to their Congressmen.  Most letters asked Congress to use some of the only nine legislative days in September to finalize a farm bill.  The current farm bill extention … Continue reading

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IL CORN SEATS 2013-14 BOARD

Illinois Corn just finished a joint board meeting with Illinois Corn Growers Association and the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. This week, ICMB also seated some new board members and elected new leadership to serve them through 2013-14! Learn more about … Continue reading

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JAPANESE IN ILLINOIS

A group of Japanese government officials visited the Illinois Corn office today, wanting to learn more about the 2013 crop, prices, quality, and more. The most exciting conversation though occurred over issues that we share with them, namely that they … Continue reading

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POTENTIAL

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IT’S NASCAR TIME!

It’s that time of year again! The IL Corn staff is at the racetrack in Joliet, IL this weekend working to promote ethanol and family farmers. Here is a picture from last year’s event. Kenny Wallace talks to the crows … Continue reading

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