Monthly Archives: March 2014

EXPERIMENT PROVES THAT ETHANOL BURNS CLEANER THAN GASOLINE

So, it’s bunsen burner day … a day to celebrate the guy that invented the bunsen burner, Mr. Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen. You could celebrate by dropping by the local high school and checking out their bunsen burner experiments … Continue reading

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CORN IS STILL AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY OPTION!

Although corn gets a bad rap from the mainstream media, you just can’t dispute facts.  Corn still is a better option than petroleum and oil no matter how you look at it. Corn is locally grown, environmentally friendly, and renewable.  … Continue reading

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CORN IS A VERY SMALL PORTION OF OVERALL FOOD PRICES

The media would have you believe that when the cost of corn goes up, you can expect your food prices to skyrocket, but don’t believe everything you read. The corn portion of most foods is a very small portion and … Continue reading

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FERTILIZER USE HAS BEEN DECREASING FOR DECADES!

Despite the talk in articles like this, farmers have been decreasing fertilizer use for decades. Not only is this a more sustainable and environmentally friendly way to grow crops, fertilizer is one of the most expensive inputs on the farm! … Continue reading

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GMO CROPS YIELD ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS

If you thought there was nothing positive about genetically modified crops, think again. One of the biggest benefits to choosing to grow GMO crops is the environmental benefit. Learn more at http://www.gmoanswers.com!

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KNOWING MORE IS BETTER: WHAT IS CORN USED FOR?

What else could YOU use corn for? Learn more about the versatility of this locally grown crop at http://www.ilcorn.org!

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SPRING IN THE CITY VS COUNTRY

Are you ready to trade in those boots that carried you across icy sidewalks for a pair of flip flops? Or are you ready to unhook the snow plow from your tractor and hook up a planter?  Where we live … Continue reading

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