After Heavy Rains, Illinois Corn And Soybean Farmers Face Bleak Prospects In 2019; 'We Are Running Out Of Time'Following an extremely wet spring, farmers in Illinois face a tall task to get their crops planted and growing.
Soggy Fields Leave Midwestern Farmers With Few Good AnswersIn the 18 states that grow most of the nation's corn, only 58% of the crop had been planted as of last week — a far cry from the 90% that would ordinarily be planted by that point. In states that grow nearly all of the soybeans, less than half of the normal crop had been planted.
Heavy Rains Could Impact Planted Corn In IllinoisLast week’s heavy rains could have a negative impact on corn crops in Illinois, and farmers are watching closely.
Restaurant Owners Support Cutting Ethanol Requirement To Help Food PricesRestaurant owners in Chicago say the federal government needs to help stop the rising cost of food.
Gridiron Grub: Get The Party Poppin' With CornYou can do so much more than a cold vegetable tray with ranch dressing to fill out the menu for a tailgate party. Football season marks the tail end of fresh corn season, so get this on your menu soon.
Best Corn Mazes in Northern IllinoisCorn mazes don’t need to be Children of the Corn scary unless it’s at night. Then maybe it might be a little spooky... However, the corn mazes that are in Chicago are part of Corn Mazes America. Corn Mazes America offers corn maze designing and cutting services to help farms create for-profit mazes. Who knew designing corn mazes could be so profitable?
Pick-A-Side: Which Thanksgiving Food Is Your Favorite?Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.
Picking The Perfect Pumpkin PatchWhether you’re in the mood for taking horse-drawn hayride, running through a twisty-turny corn maze, or maybe just holding some baby chicks, you’re sure to find a pumpkin patch that is the perfect match for you and your family.
Girls Electrocuted While De-Tasseling Corn In Northwest IllinoisFederal authorities are investigating the deaths of two 14-year-old girls, who were electrocuted in a wet field while de-tasseling corn in northwestern Illinois Monday.
Professor: Use More Grass, Less Corn For Biofuels