Monthly Archives: November 2014

THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS: DRESSING!

Do I dare travel down the debated path of dressing vs. stuffing? Probably best that I leave it alone or I may be here all day. No matter what you call it, it’s still a staple at the Thanksgiving dinner … Continue reading

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THANKFUL

As we enter the month of November “thanks” is a word heard pretty regularly. The word “thanks” is simply an expression of gratitude. I was very recently asked what I was most thankful for and many things came to mind. … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: FRUSTRATION!

The EPA just today announced its decision on the Renewable Volume Obligation issue that we were reeling about last fall.  (Read more about that here.) The answer is … drumroll please … there is no answer.  The EPA has decided … Continue reading

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I VISITED A BEEF FARM AND STILL WANTED A STEAK

Originally posted at http://www.watchusgrow.org There they were. Hundreds of them, in roomy pens, air moving freely. They milled, they chewed, the lay down and took rests. All getting ready to be beef, which I enjoy on my plate on occasion. … Continue reading

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FIVE WAYS FARMERS FARM RESPONSIBLY

In this office, it feels like farmers being irresponsible is a primary headline in the media.  Intellectually, I know it isn’t.  I know that things like ISIS and the latest slip up by the President or Congress make the headlines … Continue reading

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MEET ROGER SY!

Want to know more about farmers and farming? Check out this video about Roger Sy and his family farm in Champaign County, IL and then watch all our other videos showcasing some really interesting Illinois farmers! MEET GRANT NOLAND MEET … Continue reading

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