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The Normal Cornbelters will open the season with their first home game on April 10th, at the Corn Crib, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers. This is the third season for the professional baseball team, a member of the Frontier League.
Corn and family farmers will play an even more dominant role at the Corn Crib this year. Landscaping around the ballpark will feature different corn hybrids, as well as sweet corn, decorative corn, and pop corn, for educational purposes.
The images of the Corn Farmers Coalition efforts will continue to be featured this summer, bringing the positive messages about Illinois corn farmers to baseball fans.
Ag Week will be celebrated at the Corn Crib June 11 – 16th. The CornBelters will once again put agriculture in the spotlight by showcasing it all week long. Featured nights include: Salute to Beef Night, Salute to Pork Night, Illinois Corn Grower Night, 4H & Ag Night and Illinois Corn Marketing Board and Pioneer Night.
While at the Corn Crib this summer, don't forget to watch the score board for IL Corn Farmers 10 second spots like this one:
For more educational videos like this, visit the IL Corn YouTube page.
ILLINOIS AG MAG
An agricultural magazine for kids focused on corn and featuring the CornBelters
NORMAL CORNBELTERS TEACH THE PUBLIC ABOUT FARMING
Corn Scoops - April 3, 2012
ILLINOIS CORN FARMERS AND NORMAL CORNBELTERS ANNOUNCE "THE CORN CRIB"
News Release - October 20, 2009