All posts by ILFB Staff
GIVEAWAY: “Before the Big Yellow Bus” by E. Scherer and Yvonne Scherer Meckfessel
"Before the Big Yellow Bus: Remembering the one-room schools of Richland County, Illinois" is a book documenting county...
Keeping Farm in the Family
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates the average age of today’s farmers at 58 years old, and half...
3 Myths About Life Insurance
Debunk common myths about life insurance and learn the truth about what type of life insurance you need,...
Flooding Affects Illinois Farmers
Illinois farmers are still dealing with the effects of extra rain from the spring of 2019, with their...
Six Ways to Improve your Credit Before Purchasing a Home
Consider these six ways to boost your credit score before you go house hunting.
Celebrate National Popcorn Poppin’ Month
Many people think popcorn, sweet corn and field corn are on in the same – but they're not....
Mazes of Maize at Richardson Adventure Farm
Head to Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove for tons of fall fun, including the world's largest corn...
10 Blueberry Recipes for National Blueberry Month in July
July is National Blueberry Month because it is the peak of the harvest season. Enjoy this summer berry...
How Do Farmers Decide Which Crops to Plant Each Spring?
We asked an Illinois farmer about their process of choosing crops to plant in spring.
Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall
How do they do that? How do leaves that have been green all summer transform to red, yellow,...