Has it been a rough week for you? It’s been a rough week for Illinois Corn! Launching a new website is full of headaches, heartaches, and plain old work so we’re all ready for a laugh!
Enjoy this Friday Farm Funny!
photo taken October 6, 2010
ICMB Director Tim Seifert anticipates being done with his harvest on this coming Monday, October 11. Last year, he remembers starting his harvest around October 10 or 12. What a difference a year makes!
The Truman National Security Project released its 2010 Fuel Scorecard last week. See why ethanol ranks near the top of all fuel solutions to make America a safer, more independent nation.
Adia – 8, Dean – 2 and Vera 9 mo.
Corn harvest is in full swing in Central Illinois, with the cool, breezy weather we’ve had lately drying out the corn in a hurry.
Today’s forecast from the USDA is that corn production would hit a record 13.2 billion bushels, which is higher than the current 2009 record of 13.1 billion bushels. Yields are expected to average 162.5 bushels per acre which is down from last year’s record of 164.7 bushels per acre.
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These little tikes were brought up right, fueling their John Deere gator with homegrown ethanol!
Today’s farm photo comes to you from the Illinois State Fair. We have one youngster enjoying the new “Farmer’s Little Helper” exhibit!
Welcome to Illinois agriculture, where we treat our cows like members of the family!