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Corn Growers Association Pleased with New Trade Agreement

October 7 – Illinois corn farmers are reacting positively to new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The new North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S. and its neighbors Canada and Mexico should be finalized next month. Illinois Corn Grower Association President and corn farmer Aron Carlson says corn farmers send more than half of their crop…Continue Reading

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Illinois Department of Ag Helps Veterans and Active Military get in to Agriculture

November 10 – The Illinois Department of Agriculture is inviting veterans or current active duty service members to participate in the Homegrown by Heroes program, which is for veterans who are interested in a second career in Illinois’ number one industry, agriculture. The Homegrown by Heroes program allows Illinois farmers, ranchers, fishermen, and producers who…Continue Reading