Paul and Donna Jeschke

Farmers, Illinois Farm Families

Free Educational Speaker in Chicago

  • GMOs: Deciphering Fact from Fiction

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    Ask most consumers their opinion about GMOs and their answers will likely range from concern to avoiding them at all costs. In this session, a local Illinois farmer will answer some of the questions being asked about GMOs today including: Are they safe for human consumption? Do they cause cancer and allergies? What crops and foods are currently being modified? Are farmers forced to grow GMOs by large companies? MORE >

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  • Environmental Impact of Illinois Farms

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    Farmers are passionate about the environment and sustainability. After all, if the environment isn’t healthy, our land and crops would suffer. Hear how Illinois farmers use research, technology, and other tools to make their farms more environmentally sustainable for future generations.

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  • Animal Welfare on Illinois Farms

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    We know the ethical treatment of animals is important to you, and we want you to know that it is important to us, too. Animal well-being is a top concern for Illinois farmers, and we want to have a conversation with you about it. Learn the ins-and-outs of how animals are raised on local farms. MORE >

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  • Antibiotics & Hormones: How safe is your food supply?

    TOPIC CATEGORY: Educational

    We see many stories in the media that cause concern about antibiotics and hormones in the food we eat. How are farmers using these things on their farms? Who regulates our food supply to make sure it is safe? What checks and balances are in place? Get answers to these questions and more from a local Illinois farmer. MORE >

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