Monthly Archives: June 2012

ETHANOL FUN FACT

Did you know that the ethanol fuel in our cars is basically corn alcohol (very closely related to moonshine!) that is denatured so that humans can’t drink it?

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CALLING ALL NASCAR FANS …

If you are a NASCAR fan in the Chicago area … Or maybe you are just a mom or a wife or a sister that appreciates food … In any case, make plans right now to join the Illinois Corn … Continue reading

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FORGET THE MARKETING; REMEMBER WHAT’S GOOD FOR AMERICA

We’re coming up on the Fourth of July (ack!  It’s next week!) and my thoughts have turned to all things patriotic.  My American flag is hanging on the front door, my stars are decorating the mantle, and I dug out … Continue reading

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MEET STEVE RUH, AN ILLINOIS CORN FARMER

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GREATER ETHANOL OPEN GOLF OUTING

Today the Illinois Corn Growers Association hosted a golf outing for our community members and other’s who work with us in accomplishing our goals. It is our way of saying “thank you for the support!”

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FIELD MOMS LEARN ABOUT CORN FARMING

Illinois Corn is part of the “Illinois Farm Families” group – a coalition of farmers and farm groups that want to re-introduce ourselves to the non-farming public.  One of our programs to help us accomplish this goal is the “Field … Continue reading

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SOCIAL MEDIA – ARE YOU DOING IT RIGHT?

If you are reading this blog, you already know about and are participating in social media. Chances are you are also aware of how popular social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogging (to name a few) have … Continue reading

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