Rhonda Ferree, U of I Extension Horticulture Specialist, talks about different things to do this time of year, including planting fall vegetables, watching for different worms, and dealing with mosquitoes.
GROWMARK – Sustainability
At the state fair we visited with GROWMARK President and Board Chairman John Reifsteck and Director of Corporate & Government Relations Chuck Spencer, talking about sustainability for farmers and for the cooperative.
Dianna Wara, Champion Baker
Dianna Wara of Washington has won many awards as a competitive baker, and she has recipes posted on many internet websites. We talked about her passion for baking last week during the state fair. SF Dianna Wara seg 2
IL Soy Growers
Lynn Rohrscheib of Vermillion County went from young leader training three years ago to her current role of vice chair of Illinois Soybean Growers. We talked about her leadership experience during the state fair. SF soy seg 1
State Reps Discussion
Two IL state representatives, Sara Wojcicki Jimenez and Avery Bourne, are both running for election. They were both appointed last year and are on the ballot for the first time. We visited with them Friday at the state fair. State Fair Sara-Avery