Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago’s Water System
Read how Chicago's water system has grown with the population to keep water clean for various uses.
Food Price Inflation Expected to Stay Below 20-Year Average
Food prices are expected to increase this year, but still stay well below the 20-year average.
Behind the Brand of Gilster-Mary Lee
Private-labeling powerhouse has deep roots in Illinois.
New Day Hydroponics Grows With the Flow
New Day Hydroponics harvests herbs and produce year round.
The roots of hydroponics reach back thousands of years.
Homegrown by Heroes
Program brands food from veterans-turned-farmers.
City Moms Learn About Biotech
The Illinois Farm Families City Moms take a trip to Monsanto.
Farm Technology Progresses From Horses to Hands-Free
Farmers honor agricultural heritage while evolving with new technology.
Following the 4Rs for Conservation
Follow the 4Rs for conservation practices.
Keeping Fertilizer On Course
The Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council, along with researchers, have developed a new guide to help with...