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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Hope you enjoy this photo showing all the ways we convert Illinois weather into usable energy! Wind fuels electricity for our homes while corn fuels our cars!
A mutual friend recently introduced me to someone I’ll call Jane. Jane is college-educated, holds a good job and seemed to be an all around intellectual individual. In the course of our conversation and in getting to know each other … Continue reading
Ron Gray, Claremont, IL corn farmer and Illinois Corn Marketing Board District XIII Director, was elected Secretary of the U.S. Grains Council today during their 51st Annual Board of Delegates Meeting this week. Gray’s position as Secretary allows him to … Continue reading
Aron Carlson, the District 2 Director on the Illinois Corn Growers Association, farms in a very unique partnership of other farm kids he grew up with. Learn more about him, and how he and one partner foretold of this partnership … Continue reading
Last week, Illinois Corn, the CornBelters, and Bloomington-Normal celebrated Ag Week at the Normal, IL Corn Crib. The week featured theme nights celebrating Illinois commodities, special games in between innings, and farm equipment right outside the gate! Monday was Illinois … Continue reading
The Livingston County Corn Growers Association debuted these sweet little corn go-carts in a Sibley, IL parade earlier this month. The corn ears run on E85. Great job, Livingston County!
Normal CornBelters players spent some of their day today working with boys and girls ages 9-12 at the Corn Crib. The kids learned drills in fielding, throwing, batting, bunting, base running, and more! Please enjoy some of the photos from … Continue reading
In Bloomington, IL today, the temperature hovered just below triple digits. The “feels like” temperature approached 120 degrees. Ninety percent of the worker bees in Bloomington hid in their cubicles with the a/c running full blast, only to dash to … Continue reading
Waking up at 5:45 a.m. is the norm for me to be out the door by 6:00 a.m. and start my day before the heat sets in. The result of what the season will bring is my motivation to continue … Continue reading
If you haven’t been following along this summer for our ongoing photo contest on the IL Corn Facebook page, you have been missing out on some great agricultural pictures! This week’s theme was “Gardens” and Janet LaMere walked away with the most votes for … Continue reading