Monthly Archives: October 2016
While the profession of farming only involves 2% of the population, the other 98% are still effected by it. Whether we’re driving on roadways or visiting farms, we all play a part in keeping harvest and the world safe for … Continue reading
Halloween is on Monday and what better way to celebrate than explore how much corn is in candy corn? The people over at USDA-NASS did the leg work for us by making this graphic, so thanks to them!
Some people think that the only busy times of the year are planting and harvest and the rest of the year farmers spend their glorious amounts of free time vacationing or tinkering with antique tractors. This may be true for … Continue reading
We talk a lot about food and food labels and how we wish all Americans felt comfortable buying all kinds of food (because all of it is safe!), but maybe we haven’t talked enough about how much some of your … Continue reading
Here in Illinois, the harvest is in full swing. Over in western Illinois, it seems as though there isn’t much left to be harvested. Most of the corn and beans are gone, and it seems like everyone can take a … Continue reading
Here’s a picture from our archives. Captain Cornelius has been powering our community for years!