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Biden visits Illinois farm and unveils new food/farm action

· May 11, 2022

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 […]

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GROWMARK, FS system donate $5,000 to Illinois FFA chapters

· October 19, 2021

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 […]

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GROWMARK awarding 25 jackets to Illinois FFA members

· July 27, 2021

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 […]

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