All posts by Cathy Lockman
How One Cook County Farm is Highlighting Sustainability (VIDEO)
Sustainability and other environmentally-friendly practices bloom on Smits Farm in Chicago Heights.
5 Sustainability Certifications for Farmers
Farmers have several options for certifications when choosing to grow organic or sustainably.
How An Illinois Apple Orchard Ended Up Making Prize-Winning Honey (VIDEO)
Delicious, award-winning honey begins at Curtis Orchard in Champaign, Illinois.
Illinois Farmers Diversify and Succeed With Popcorn
Illinois popcorn farmers gain profits with the classic snack.
Farmers’ Markets Provide Fresh Fare and Fresh Air
Farmer's markets link consumers to local produce, flowers and herbs.
Agriculture Students Have Bright Futures
Agriculture students find career connections at colleges and universities.
Illinois Veterinarians Deliver
Your pet's vet may not make farm calls, but this vet does.
Vetting Your Career
Illinois Farm Bureau has implemented a program to get students more excited in veterinarian careers.
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.
Illinois Fish Hatcheries Keep Waters Stocked for Fishermen
Illinois fish hatcheries ensure plenty of bass, crappie, muskie and others for fishermen in rivers and lakes. Learn...