Corn mazes are fall’s poster child of farming, but the Richardson Adventure Farms 2022 “World’s Largest” Corn Maze is all about Bond. James Bond.
During a visit to an Illinois family farm in Kankakee County on Wednesday, President Joe Biden said that his administration would be giving farmers additional tools and resources to boost crop production and maintain global food security — particularly in the wake of lingering pandemic-related supply chain disruptions and the ripple effect of the Russian […]
The teacher shortage crisis is affecting every area of the classroom – from agriculture to math, students will feel the repercussion for years to come.
GROWMARK and its FS system of companies donated $5,000 total to FFA chapters in Illinois — $1,000 to five different chapters. This was done through its Check-In to Cash-In program, which was held at the Farm Progress Show in August. During the event, FFA students, alumni, their supporters, and fans were invited to check-in for […]
To honor the memory of a longtime GROWMARK employee, the GROWMARK Foundation has committed 100 blue corduroy jackets to FFA members in Illinois — 25 each year from 2019 to 2022. Applications for this year’s jackets are now open, with a deadline of midnight Sept. 10 CT. FFA members are asked to answer the question […]
URBANA, Ill. — U.S. corn and soybean varieties have become increasingly heat and drought resistant as agricultural production adapts to a changing climate. But the focus on developing crops for extreme conditions has negatively affected performance under normal weather patterns, a University of Illinois study shows. “Since the 1950s, advances in breeding and management practices […]