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U.S. Pork is More Sustainable Than Ever

April 18, 2018

Over the last 50 years, pig farmers have made improvements to the way they do things. Let’s Talk.

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U.S. Pork is More Sustainable Than Ever
Earth Day on My Farm

Earth Day on My Farm

April 17, 2018

Every day is Earth Day on our Illinois farms. Here are a few ways these local farmers stay focused on sustainability year-round.

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When Sustainability and Science Work Together on the Farm

April 16, 2018

Long before drones were cool, Illinois farmer Matt Boucher could see the possibilities for farming and “toyed” with the idea of hooking up a camera to a remote-controlled toy plane.

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When Sustainability and Science Work Together on the Farm
A Blanket for My Crops

A Blanket for My Crops

April 12, 2018

Cover crops allow us to retain nutrients in a more sustainable and natural way. The only time we want nutrients to leave our farm is with the end product.

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