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If you didn’t know already, we love corn. So when one of us is on the back roads and sees an old corn crib, she just had to stop and take a picture to share with us.
Have you ever wondered why Illinois and the Midwest are huge agriculture producers? What makes Illinois so special? The answer come down to soil! Productive soil is why agriculture does better in certain areas such as the Midwest. This blog … Continue reading
High school is truly the time to find who you are, believe it or not. Many accomplish that by joining clubs and other activities. For me, I found myself in FFA. It was an organization in which I instantly felt … Continue reading
It’s easy to say that I have learned more from being around cattle for 15 years than I have from being around people for the past 18. Now I know how weird that may sound to those of you that … Continue reading
I know that sometimes it can be hard to understand what it is to be a farmer. Especially if you live in a very urban area, its incomprehensible to be a steward of acres and acres of land. You probably … Continue reading
In the college decision process, most agriculture majors have an easy choice compared to those who are not interested in agriculture: which land grant school do I want to go to? During that process four years ago, I did not … Continue reading
In Congress, there are two committees on Agriculture, one in the House and one in the Senate. The House committee is comprised of six subcommittees and forty-five members. The Senate Committee is called the committee on “Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry,” … Continue reading