Friday, September 29, 2023
Illinois is The Great Pumpkin State

ILLINOIS – Who doesn’t enjoy a big slice of pumpkin pie, or how about carving and decorating those pumpkins every October to celebrate Halloween? And where did those pumpkins come…

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Sweet Corn Appreciation Day!

Whether it’s grilled, steamed, boiled, or roasted, we love sweet corn in Illinois. Shout out to Illinois’ official state vegetable on this Sweet Corn Appreciation Day!

Friday, April 14, 2023
Future Farmers of America

The beautiful weather we are having has me thinking about the farmers across Illinois gearing up for the busy months ahead. I met with student reps from the Future Farmers…

Monday, March 20, 2023
Rep. Grant Meets with 4-H

Last week in Springfield, I got a chance to speak with these bright ladies about University of Illinois’ Extension 4-H program. 4-H is America’s largest youth development organization and they…