Monthly Archives: February 2015

FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: SPRING CALVING HAS BEGUN!

  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

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QUESTIONS FROM A CITY GIRL

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

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8 QUOTES THAT CELEBRATE AGRICULTURE!

“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

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5 FOOD LABELS YOU SHOULDN’T PAY EXTRA FOR

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

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: SPRING IS NEAR!

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!  

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MORE FAMOUS PRESIDENTS ON FARMING!

  Quotes from famous Presidents about agriculture – enjoy!

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LINCOLN’S AGRICULTURAL LEGACY

‘Tis the week to celebrate our Presidents … and their famous acts and laws that changed the face of agriculture forever!  Abraham Lincoln created the United States Department of Agriculture in 1862 and 153 years later we’re still benefiting from … Continue reading

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