Monthly Archives: April 2017

FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: #PLANT17

Working Ground The #plant17 season is underway in Illinois. While some farmers to the south of our office might be well into a week or more of planting, some farmers have just finished working ground (pictured here) and are starting … Continue reading

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MEET A FARMER: KENT KLEINSCHMIDT

MEET KENT Today our farmer to meet is Emden farmer Kent Kleinschmidt. Kleinschmidt previously served as the District 8 Director for the Illinois Corn Growers Association and later the District 8 Director for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. He also served … Continue reading

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MEET A FARMER: ROGER SY

MEET ROGER SY Today our farmer to meet is Newman farmer Roger Sy. He is a 5th generation farmer and serves as the District 12 Director for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board and serves as Secretary on the board. Sy has … Continue reading

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MEET A FARMER: DIRK RICE

MEET DIRK RICE Today our farmer to meet is Philo farmer Dirk Rice. Rice is a 5th generation farmer and serves as the District 6 Director for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board and serves that Industrial Committee Chairman. Rice started farming … Continue reading

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MEET A FARMER: BILL LEIGH

MEET BILL Today our farmer to meet is Minonk farmer Bill Leigh. Leigh currently serves as the District 4 Director for the Illinois Corn Growers Association and is the Exports Committee Chairman. Leigh operates his family’s 150+-year-old farm with his brother. … Continue reading

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MEET A FARMER: PAT DUMOULIN

MEET PAT Today our farmer to meet is Hampshire farmer Pat Dumoulin. Dumoulin currently serves as the District 1 Director for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. covering Boone, Cook, Dekalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. Pat practices … Continue reading

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