#TBT: A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A FARMER

Happy New Year! Although a new year feels like a new beginning, a new farming season doesn’t begin in January. Farmers across the nation have been preparing for this coming season since the end of harvest this past year.

a-year-in-the-lifeSo what exactly are farmers doing this time of year? We’ve got you covered if you aren’t near a farm. Last year, we explored what goes into a season by breaking it down month-by-month in the A Year In the Life of a Farmer series. The series’ author, Ashley, is part of a farming family and highlights important topics the needs of the crop, the maintenance around the farm, farm economics, and the roles family members play in the farming season. Take a look and see what this month and the coming year have in store for farmers!

Read the entire series here:

JANUARY
FEBRUARY
MARCH
APRIL
MAY
JUNE
JULY
AUGUST
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER

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As Illinois' corn farmers, we're proud to power a sustainable economy through ethanol, livestock and nutritious food. We love agriculture, the land and CornBelters baseball.See http://ilcorn.org or follow us on Twitter, http://twitter.com/ilcorn.
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