Monthly Archives: September 2010
She’s Country, a Facebook page that we follow here at Illinois Corn, proposed an interesting question today. In your own words, what is a “family farm?” She’s Country is right, there is no universally accepted definition. And I think that … Continue reading
Over the weekend, I was lucky enough to visit one of our partner sites in the City Produce Program, the Cook County Jail. It was exciting to see all the fresh produce being gathered which will then be distributed to … Continue reading
Becky Finfrock and I spent the day at Illinois State University’s Ag Career Fair today, recruiting for our spring and summer ag communications internships. We had a great time chatting with ISU ag students, some of which were interested in … Continue reading
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.
Sometimes, individuals and groups decide to stand up for something. In the case of many crop producers and the associations that represent them, they have decided to stand up for atrazine. Atrazine is a vital herbicide that is under attack … Continue reading
While it is a bit of a rarity for harvest to be completed before October 1, we’re just about to do just that in 2010. What a surprise given the late, late, and even later harvest we dealt with last … Continue reading
By SAQIB RAHIM of ClimateWire The cars of the future have shown themselves, but it’s not clear whether Americans will like them.Yesterday, contest organizers crowned the winners of the first Progressive Automotive X Prize, a one-year race to design an … Continue reading