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A surprising number of U.S. adults – about 7% – believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey commissioned by the Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy. In case you’re wondering, that adds up to about 16.4 million people – more than the population of Pennsylvania. While the numbers… read more

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Local Schools win Ag in the Classroom Grants

Nine local schools will be sprouting seeds and learning about how plants grow with container gardens and books thanks to a grants from Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom. Grant recipients receive reusable gardening materials including an EarthBox® container, money to purchase soil and seeds, and related books and lessons to further the educational experience. The winning… read more

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