All posts by Kay Shipman
One-Room School in Jefferson County Takes Kids Back in Time
Take a look inside a one-room school, where modern-day students can get a glimpse of education in the...
Jasper County Farm Bureau Creates Buzz for Pollinator Habitat
Habitat program takes off in Jasper County.
Include Ag in Your Summer Reading
Summer reading materials are available from Illinois Ag in the Classroom that focus on agriculture and Illinois crops....
Union County Farm Honored with State’s First Bicentennial Designation
The fifth and sixth generations of the Brown family now grow crops on the original 145 acres.
Illinois State Fair Manager Plans to Build on Event’s Success
State budget, status of facility repairs could impact plans for this year's Illinois State Fair.
Shepherd’s Gift Reflects True Spirit of Christmas
Staunton farmer has provided sheep – free of charge – for live nativities in his area for the...
A is for Agriculture in the Classroom
Illinois Farm Bureau program makes learning core subjects fun.
Disabled Farmer Takes Center Stage in “Farm Hands” Play
Chicago playwright Wendy Whiteside wrote a play called "Farm Hands" about differently abled farmers. She was inspired...
Pigs Receive Extra TLC at Gould Family Farm
Gould Family Farms, who participate in the Illinois Farm Families program, make sure to give their pigs extra...