What produce is grown in Illinois?
Around the Chicago area (say, up to a couple hundred mile radius)
So Sweet Corn too right? And I don't mean what CAN grow (like in your garden), I mean what farmers DO grow.
- Baked n BlendedLv 51 decade agoFavorite Answer
There's plenty of produce grown in Illinois. Green Giant is in Rochelle, IL and grows snap beans and sweet corn mostly. There are several farmers in northern Illinois who grow broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage. Around Kankakee there are around 1000 acres of potato's. If you go much further south (near St. Louis but in Illinois) there is plenty of horseradish grown.
- *Lv 41 decade ago
Illinois is best known for growing corn and soybeansSource(s): grew up on a farm in Illinois
- 1 decade ago
I spent my youth in Joliet and we had a garden that was nearly a quarter acre. We grew cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, melon, and sunflower. Back then, the fruits and vegetables were much better tasting.
- deltaxray7Lv 41 decade ago
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- nas88car300Lv 71 decade ago
mainly feeder corn(for livestock)
then sweet corn and some popcorn
- 1 decade ago
Well all the previous answers are right but they forgot a few things:
pecans, wheat, and don't forget the grapes (for all the wine!!),Source(s): Illinois local person!
- KatwalaLv 61 decade ago
Corn and soybeans and soybeans and corn.Source(s): Lifelong Illinois resident