Monthly Archives: February 2015
Spring calving started earlier that usual on this farm in northern Illinois! -10 degree temps and these three cows decided to go into labor. All three mamma’s and babies are happy and healthy; a good start to spring calving … Continue reading
Greetings from a Chicago city girl! I’m a 20-year-old college girl from a suburb north of the great city of Chicago. Which probably makes you wonder what is this girl doing writing a blog post for Il Corn. Well I … Continue reading
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are” I believe that this quote applies to all of life and not just to agriculture but it really speaks to those who have to work on a farm day … Continue reading
Food labeling is something I love to talk to people about. I love that we live in a society that gives us so many options when it comes to the food we choose to buy for our families, but some … Continue reading
In one short month, farmers all over Illinois *might* be doing this exact thing. And frankly, on a negative degree day like today, that thought is ALL that is warming us up. Stay warm and dream of spring!
Quotes from famous Presidents about agriculture – enjoy!