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About corncorps

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.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CATTLE PRODUCER

I sat down with third generation cattle producer, Jeff Dameron, to discuss his life raising Angus cattle. Although his daily tasks are very different than the average American’s, his family is not so different after all. He grew up on … Continue reading

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FARMER THANK YOU NOTES

The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon has become an extremely popular night-time talk show due to Fallon’s humor and interaction with viewers, society, and those of higher social standing (famous people). One thing Fallon does every Friday is a skit … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: READY TO ROLL

After a winter of being cooped up in the shed, this tractor is ready to hit the dirt with the anhydrous bar.      

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#TBT: SOMETIMES IT’S HARD TO BE A FARMER’S DAUGHTER

[Originally published: March 23, 2015] 1. Everyone that you talk to thinks that you’ve never seen a Starbucks and you only eat what you grow. Contrary to popular belief, farmers are pretty much exactly like you.  We may not have … Continue reading

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HAPPY NATIONAL AG DAY!

National Ag Day is devoted to promoting awareness of the agriculture industry, but it’s also a way to celebrate farmers and all that they do. Thank you farmers!

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THE FARMER BEHIND THE FARM

As spring approaches, the tractors will begin filling fields as they prepare for planting. We often pass these without thought of who might be in them, but each of these farmers are working long hours to provide for their family. … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: FARMERS ON THE HILL

Illinois corn farmers met with all 20 U.S. Congressional members from Illinois this week to discuss important issues that agricultural faces including trade, waterways infrastructure, crop insurance and ethanol. Meetings were featured by Senators Duckworth and Durbin on social media.

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