Category Archives: Exports
It stands to reason that right after an investment in getting our grain to a global market, we’d like to see increased market opportunities, right? Check out our first ask of Santa here. The opportunities are there. And Illinois believes … Continue reading
1. What is the TPP? TPP stands for Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP creates rules and agreements for trade all over the world. The amount of tax on imports and exports and other regulations for countries are laid out in this … Continue reading
1. Illinois corn farmers are growing field corn, not sweet corn. I know this is confusing – but 99% of the corn grown in Illinois is not the corn you eat on your dinner table. That corn is sweet corn, … Continue reading
When I pull into the gas station I am normally rolling in on fumes just hoping I don’t run out of gas. I pull into the nearest possible pump and begin fueling. Normally I am in such of a hurry … Continue reading
Milk is one of the integral parts of my breakfast. Whether served as a full glass or mixed in with my favorite cereal, I have milk every day. Drinking milk is an old standby for parents: it develops strong bones … Continue reading
Farmers rely on the Mississippi River and international trade to feed their families! In this photo, farmers investigated the process of loading and unloading payloads between barge towboats and huge international ships on the Mississippi River.