Monthly Archives: March 2013

YOUR HEALTHIER EASTER HAM

Today’s pork is 31 percent lower in fat, 29 percent lower in saturated fat and 14 percent lower in calories than pork produced 15 years ago. This is because pork producers in Illinois, and around the country, responded to consumers’ … Continue reading

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SNOW … WHEN WE SHOULD BE PLANTING!

Last year, most farmers had started planting by now and many had finished putting their corn in the ground!  This year is already starting out significantly different with cold weather and even massive amounts of snow hitting Illinois. Here are … Continue reading

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FEEDIN’ A NATION

Dairy farmers truly feed the nation with nutritous wholesome dairy products.  Join the Midwest Dairy Association in “Feedin’ a Nation” by making a food bank donation to ensure the health of all generations! Learn more at http://www.DairyMakesSense.com.

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CORN PRODUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES

The United States is the leading producer of corn in the world, and as could be assumed, corn is number one in America’s crop production. In fact, corn production is approximately two times the amount of any other crop in … Continue reading

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I’M IN COLLEGE! NOW WHAT?

Going to college. It is about having fun, meeting new people, trying new things, and …. Graduation? Many seniors get to the end of the college adventure and realize that they need to use the degree they earned but they … Continue reading

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7 SECONDS OF TRUTH

In case you’re still wondering why Big Oil continues to attack ethanol, check out this quick video that says all you need to know: In just seven seconds, an independent analyst on Fox Business Channel sums it up perfectly: It’s … Continue reading

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CORN FARMERS RETURN FROM AG WEEK IN WASHINGTON, DC

The Illinois Corn Growers Association returned from Washington, DC late last night with a bucketful of stories, opinions, and tactics to make a difference in federal policy during the 113th session of Congress. Overall, there was a lot of negativity on … Continue reading

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