After visiting the greenhouses we toured into a lab where we got an enzyme lesson. We also got to watch a real time demonstration.
Upon arrival in Illinois today we were greeted by a bunch of folks, including Jim Robbins, Illinois Corn Marketing Board.
If you ever need someone to set up a tailgate party for you then the Commissioner of Tailgating, Joe Cahn is your man. He was out in the sun tailgating here in Omaha for the AASHTO Celebrate the Interstate Convoy again today.
This announcement made me think of Florida sweet corn boils and especially the Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival. It’s nice to know that new varieties are still coming out.
We’re coming up on National Popcorn Day, which is January 19. You’ve got to love food celebration days. It gives us an excuse to eat it. But then that’s the whole purpose, right?
CornTalk is the week’y interview program of the Missouri Corn Growers Association. The association has accomplished many things during a very challenging year for corn growers. In this week’s CornTalk, CEO Gary Marshall provides a year in review. He describes the challenges facing corn growers, reviews the accomplishments of the MCGA and looks forward to some of the key issues the organization will focus on in the coming year.
CornTalk is the week’y interview program of the Missouri Corn Growers Association. This week MCGA’s Becky Grisham talks about the Missouri Corn Scholarship program. High school and college students may apply for 6 scholarships which will be awarded in 2006. She says the application forms are available on their website.
CornTalk is the week’y interview program of the Missouri Corn Growers Association. This week the program features an update on the MCGA Value Enhancement Program. MCGA Director of Market Development, Gary Wheeler, talks about how the organization works to capture value for its members. Additionally, Wheeler discusses the importance to Missouri corn growers of the reopening of the Japanese market to U. S. beef and he offers some advice to growers as they look forward to next year’s crop.