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Monthly Archives: November 2010
This post originally posted at Corn Commentary. It is interesting to note the group change.org, on their “Sustainable Food” web site takes issue with the new CommonGround campaign which seeks to give exposure to family farmers and their efforts to … Continue reading
Part of our Illinois Commodity Conference agenda was a discussion on the research Illinois Corn has funded with Illinois Beef, Illinois Pork, Illinois Soybeans, and Illinois Farm Bureau. This is the research that provides a baseline for us, telling us … Continue reading
Did you enjoy your Thanksgiving turkey? Learn more about the farmers that raised him! Check out http://www.whosyourfarmer.blogspot.com/!
Today is the day I’ve been waiting for. Since Sunday, Illinois Corn Growers Association has held a board meeting, a policy meeting, a PAC Auction, an annual meeting, and coordinated the Illinois Commodity Conference. To say we’ve been busy is … Continue reading
Forget the gobble gobble – at my house it isn’t Thanksgiving until the ham is sliced. That’s right; our family tradition is to gather around a nice PORK dinner. Yes we have a turkey to maintain the American tradition, but … Continue reading
So fun to be guest blogging today at the Corn Corps! I’m in the midst of a month-long series at Prairie Farmer called Thanks and Giving, and when the good folks at Illinois Corn invited me over, I couldn’t resist. … Continue reading
As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, the Illinois Commodity Conference is next Tuesday. If you haven’t already registered, that’s okay, you can do it at the door! Here are a few snapshots from last year’s conference: Speaker John … Continue reading
The first blog post celebrating American Education Week talked about Agriculture Education. Illinois has a rich history with our Agriculture Ed Programs, FFA and SAE courses. In addition to other state Ag Education Programs that look to the ‘well oiled … Continue reading
I know you’ve been hearing more and more talk of late about social media and why you should get involved. Sure you understand what the issues are, you even understand how we got to this point, but do you really … Continue reading
This week is American Education Week and for me, education means Agriculture Education. I am currently a junior at the University of Illinois majoring in Agricultural Education so it’s easy for me to see the importance of ag education in … Continue reading