Monthly Archives: July 2013
On this day in 1790, Samuel Hopkins was issued the first U.S. patent for a process that improved the making of potash. But what is potash exactly and why in the world would this matter? Potash refers to potassium compounds … Continue reading
Sometimes we just need a little pepping up on a Monday morning. To that end, I give you … TECHNO CORN.
The IL Corn exhibit in Joliet at the Chicagoland Speedway this past weekend featured quite a few stories of agricultural history. Is history your thing? It might just be worth your time to stop in and see us. We featured … Continue reading
During the 2013 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL, attendees will have the opportunity to geocache the entire location for a chance to win an iPad! Download a geocache app to your smart phone prior to your arrival at Farm … Continue reading
You’re an educator in a school that does not support an agriculture program or any agriculture based curriculum. You ask yourself, “How does agriculture even relate to anything in my classroom anyway?” Think again. Agriculture is everywhere in your students … Continue reading