All posts by Joanie Stiers
Cousins Bond on and off Farm
For kids, going to the farm involves much more than just farm chores. It often means spending time...
Do You Know Dairy? Farm and City Moms Learn From Each Other
What happens when you put a dairy farmer and a group of Chicago moms together? They all learn...
How Research at the Peoria Ag Lab Has Impacted Decades of Innovations
The Peoria Ag Lab is discovering the future through fascinating research.
6 Common Products Developed at the Peoria Ag Lab
From diapers to dressings, the Peoria Ag Lab is responsible for more products than you might think.
A Farmer’s Bitter Pill
Health insurance premiums are not easy to swallow.
A Modern Farm Mom on Managing Manure and Monarch Butterflies
Modern farm mom finds ways to manage manure, milkweed and monarch butterflies.
Field Corn and Sweet Corn: What’s the Difference?
Corn covers more of Illinois’ farmland than any other crop, yet you’ll need to find a backyard garden...
Ways Rural and Urban Efforts are Improving Water Quality
Rural and urban entities work together to help conserve water and improve water quality in the state.
Technologies Help Plant with Precision
High-tech planters set high expectations for planting season.
Winter On the Farm
Farmers tackle a flurry of to-dos during the cold season.