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Tomorrow is Learn About Composting Day! Composting is an Earth-friendly way to reduce, reuse, and recycle… all in one! It is a natural process that involves the decomposition of waste materials. The decomposition results in rich, fertile compost, which serves … Continue reading
Last month I was asked the question how I can spread the word about agriculture to an audience that may not otherwise be concerned with what happens before their food arrives on the plate. I simply stated that I engage … Continue reading
The used of chemicals and crop protection products has allowed the United States to become a dominant supplier of agriculture products across the world and has allowed us to sustain this status. If we stopped using crop protection we would … Continue reading
For many Americans, the idea that farmers have rules to follow might seem foreign, but they do. Farmers actually invest a large portion of their time following rules. Usually these are rules provided to them by the federal government. The … Continue reading
Through out my education I have had many experiences that have taught me more than just basic video techniques and tricks. My time as the video intern with the Illinois Corn Marketing Board has shown me what hard work and … Continue reading
If you are a regular follower of Corn Corps, you might remember this post which details the difference between a membership organization and a checkoff association, between the Illinois Corn Growers Association and the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. If you … Continue reading
When it comes to water quality, Illinois Corn puts their money where their mouth is. In recent years, farmers have come under fire as new, modern fertilizers and water drainage methods have been blamed for increased nitrogen and phosphorus runoff into … Continue reading
This video comes courtesy of McHenry County Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom. We know that ethanol burns cleaner, but you can watch this and see for yourself!