Monthly Archives: July 2012
Back to School with Agriculture in Mind It’s that time of year, the time that parents look forward to the most and the time children dread. It’s time for children everywhere to go back to school! At the end of … Continue reading
USDA supporting vegetarianism to save the environment? This was quite the mishap when the USDA announced support for a Meatless Mondays campaign. The announcement was sent out internally to staff about how employees can reduce their environmental impact while dining … Continue reading
Illinois farmers are concerned about the effects of the drought on their crops. Only seven percent of the corn in the state is rated in good or excellent condition.
They say time flies by when you’re having fun, and this summer I have experienced that first hand! As the summer Agriculture in the Classroom intern, I presented to teachers at Summer Agriculture Institutes around the great state of Illinois … Continue reading
This time of year, I spend a good portion of my day checking over all the plants and animals I take care of. The lack of rain and the extremely hot weather in Illinois has really done a number on … Continue reading
During NASCAR race weekend at Chicagoland Speedway the Illinois Corn Growers put a lot of effort into communicating with the general public attending. Here’s a picture of David Loos with the t-shirt gun in action. He had a crowd hoping … Continue reading