All posts by Joanie Stiers
Meet the Illinois Farm Family That Raises Pheasants (VIDEO)
Farm family strives to raise, sell birds as unique as their businesses.
Modern-Day Barn Raising
Playground Barn-Raising Project proves power of rural volunteerism.
How Farmer/Referee Steve Spivey Balances Fall Harvest and Football Season (VIDEO)
Farmer and referee Steve Spivey has a lot of fall field commitments.
How the Fall Harvest Teaches Life Lessons
Harvest teaches about priorities and life skills.
Big Reasons to Visit the Small Town of Casey, Illinois
Casey, Illinois holds eight records for World's Largest with more to come.
Coming back from vacation accentuates needs of farm and home.
Big Jobs Fill Small Windows
Spring sometimes proves to be a hectic season for farmers.
FARM Program and Others Ensure Animal Care, Product Safety
Several programs, including the national FARM program, focus on animal care and safe products.
Why Finke Farms Became a Digital Dairy (VIDEO)
Robotic milkers and automatic controls automate Finke Farms.
Food and Fiber Speak Many Languages
Exports and trade rank high in importance to Illinois farm families.