Monthly Archives: February 2014
Many people have questions about where their food comes from. If you would like your questions answered, visit http://www.watchusgrow.org!
The agriculture industry employees over 23 million people in the United States, and only about 4.6 million of those people live on a farm. So, what does the other 18.4 million people do if they don’t live on a farm? … Continue reading
So you are thinking about becoming a farmer? There are many things you need to ask yourself before considering this challenge. This is not an unusual desire especially if you were raised on a farm. If you grew up farming … Continue reading
Farming, the livelihood so many of us take great pride in, has been under attack for years. As a whole, agricultural people are passionate and quick to come to the defense of our industry and way of life. This I … Continue reading
Do you have questions about what it is exactly that a farmer does? If so, you aren’t the only one! Visit us at http://www.ilcorn.org or http://www.watchusgrow.org to learn more about farmers and to get answers to your questions.
Pets are often viewed as members of the family today. It is not uncommon to dress up pets in cute little outfits, refer to them as your baby, or even buy them luxury items such as a bed that is probably … Continue reading
Jelly, jams, pickles, fresh pickles, and spaghetti sauce is only the beginning. Canning jelly in the summer is a family tradition. In my family nothing says Saturday morning besides doing chores like moms freshly made pancakes. The one secret ingredient … Continue reading