Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
Planting Seeds of Knowledge for Beginning Farmers
The Cultivating Master Farmers program helps beginning farmers get off the ground.
Illinois: The Great Pumpkin State
Illinois leads the nation in production of both ornamental and processing pumpkins
FARM Illinois Plans for the Future
FARM Illinois coalition hopes to help Illinois emerge as the world's food innovation capital.
Research Field Guide
Farmer-supported research improves water quality.
Agriculture Students Have Bright Futures
Agriculture students find career connections at colleges and universities.
Wolfe Orchard Apple Growers are Experts to the Core
Apple growers at Wolfe Orchard in Monticello harvest both popular and heirloom varieties in their orchard.
Stay Warm, Breathe Easy With Homegrown Energy in Illinois
From biodiesel to ethanol to wind, Illinois generates a lot of power.
Growing Knowledge With the Expanded Illinois Farm Families Program
Expanded Illinois Farm Families program opens farms to more consumers.
Meet the Buyers Program Plants Seeds of Partnership
Meet the Buyers program connects farmers with retailers, restaurants and distributors looking for locally grown food.
Taylorville Ag Teacher is Outstanding in Her Field
Taylorville agriculture teacher, FFA adviser, cultivates leadership, life skills.