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Illinois Farmer Q&A: Do you grow GMOs? Why or why not?

May 26, 2017

You have questions about farm practices and food labels, and Illinois farmers have those answers. We asked local farmers your questions about GMOs so you can get your answers straight from the source.

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Illinois Farmer Q&A: Do you grow GMOs? Why or why not?
Illinois Farmers Choose Biotech and Non-GMO Crops For Their Fields

Illinois Farmers Choose Biotech and Non-GMO Crops For Their Fields

May 24, 2017

While many people feel strongly about this subject, several Illinois farmers have found common ground, growing both GMO and non-GMO crops.

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A Balancing Act at the Grocery Store

May 22, 2017

It’s my job in between the kids trying to crawl out of the cart, chanting in unison for the cereal with the best toy, or running in full out sprint to get a kiddo to the bathroom, to carefully select the products that make it into the kiddie cart and ultimately end up on our dinner table. For me, that means picking up a product and ignoring the ever-growing amount of unsubstantiated stamps and labels claiming “natural” and “non-GMO certified.”

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A Balancing Act at the Grocery Store
Grilled New Potato Salad with Bacon and Scallions

Grilled New Potato Salad with Bacon and Scallions

May 18, 2017

Trying to eat more salad? We say this counts.

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