Monthly Archives: August 2010
The Illinois Corn Marketing Board elected new officers this weekend! Pictured are Secretary Larry Hascheider of Okawville, Treasurer Kent Kleinschmidt of Emden, Chairman Scott Stirling of Martinton, and Vice Chairman Bill Christ of Metamora. We can’t wait for a new … Continue reading
Among other things, one important activity our board engaged in last week was the Illinois Ag Legislative Roundtable’s Candidate Forum. We heard from Governor Pat Quinn, his opponent Representative Bill Brady, Congressman Mark Kirk who is running for Senate and … Continue reading
While I’ll apologize up front for less meaty content on our blog the past couple weeks, I’ll also offer you that we’ve all been in meetings, at the state fair, and now in our Illinois Corn Marketing Board and Illinois … Continue reading
Iowa college students were put to the test recently by the Iowa Corn Promotion Board. They were challenged to create a video depicting their school spirit while being true to Iowa’s homegrown fuel, corn-ethanol. With a Grand Prize of $5,000 … Continue reading
Having your inbox flooded with positive news articles first thing on a Monday morning is a great thing! I wish this happened every single week. Just in case you need some pepping up on a long, hot Monday in August, … Continue reading
Today’s farm photo comes to you from the Illinois State Fair. We have one youngster enjoying the new “Farmer’s Little Helper” exhibit!