Monthly Archives: August 2014

IT’S BEEN A LEGISLATIVE SORT OF WEEK!

It’s been a really busy week, but one exciting thing we did was connect with a lot of Congressmen and women and candidates running for office in November! Pictured is Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-17) who visited the farm to hear … Continue reading

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A ZUCCHINI RECIPE YOU MUST TRY TODAY!

If you have your own garden or are near someone who does, you MIGHT have a ton of zucchini on your hands.  Use that zucchini to make this recipe immediately.  Pronto.  You seriously can’t wait another minute before tasting this … Continue reading

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MEET AN ILLINOIS FARMER!

Thanks to our video farm tours, you can virtually meet Marty Marr, an Illinois Corn farmer from central Illinois! Marty is a farmer whose priority is definitely his family. He farms with two of his sons full-time and loves every … Continue reading

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5 WAYS TO STAY COOL: FARM EDITION

BREAKING NEWS: It’s hot. Really hot. And humid. Today, I am so happy that I have a job where I work inside all day… air conditioning is an amazing thing! But I can remember being a kid on these hot … Continue reading

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ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

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MY FAVORITE PHOTOS FROM THE IL CORN FILES

In one month, I will celebrate seven years working for Illinois corn farmers at IL Corn. I have loved almost every single day. And since today seemed like a day for nostalgia, here are some of my favorite photos from … Continue reading

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SIX WAYS YOUR SMART PHONE IS LIKE ETHANOL

Everybody knows oil is finite and dirty, and we can agree it served a purpose. Funny thing is, gasoline has been around about as long as the telephone. Like the land line, it’s 1800’s technology. What about renewable fuels? If … Continue reading

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