MEET A FARMER: PAT DUMOULIN

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Today our farmer to meet is Hampshire farmer Pat Dumoulin. Dumoulin currently serves as the District 1 Director for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. covering Boone, Cook, Dekalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. Pat practices conservation in many ways, including her compost operation that repurposes city yard waste and uses hog manure to become mulch and compost that can then be sold back to urban areas. Click the Conservation Story Map below to see what he does on his family farm.

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MEET A FARMER: TED MOTTAZ

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Today our farmer to meet is Elmwood farmer Ted Mottaz who currently serves as the District 8 Director for the Illinois Corn Growers Association. Mottaz is a strong supporter of conservation practices to ensure that farms can remain sustainable for generations to come. Ted Mottaz is a Peoria County farmer who has taken charge of the future of his farm by implementing conservation practices. Click the Conservation Story Map below to see what he does on his family farm.

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MEET A FARMER: JOHN ADAMS

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Today our farmer to meet is Atlanta farmer John Adams, who served as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board in 1999. Adams has dedicated his life as a farmer to implementing conservation practices as part of the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. These methods are used in order to improve his farmland, to protect his community, and to sustain ecosystems. Learn more by clicking on the Conservation Story Map below.

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MEET A FARMER: MARTY MARR

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Meet Marty Marr

Welcome to our month-long series Meet a Farmer! Throughout April, we’ll feature farmers and share their unique stories that make up the farmer landscape. Every story is unique and worth telling. Today, we start with Jacksonville farmer Marty Marr, who is also the District 10 Director for the Illinois Corn Growers Association. Below you can find a video, featuring Marty and his family of farmers.