Learn about Illinois farm life, farms to visit, agritourism destinations, gardening tips, ag news and fun farm facts.
Gagging on Health Insurance Premiums Like a Horse Pill
Healthcare plans prove challenging for farmers.
Adopt-A-Legislator® Program Creates Partners for Progress
Adopt-A-Legislator® program connects farmers and lawmakers in support of agriculture.
Colleges Have Growing Opportunities for Ag Education
Colleges prep students for promising agricultural careers off the farm.
Start a Garden in Six Simple Steps
Learn how to start a new garden this spring using our helpful steps.
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.
The Morrow Plots are Planting for Tomorrow
The Morrow Plots at the University of Illinois are the nation's first experimental crop fields.
Farm Dog has a Doggone Good Life
Farm dog remembered as part of the family.
Farm Facts: Chickens
Check out interesting farm facts about chickens and eggs in Illinois.
The Season of Self-Evaluation
Analysis is part of a farmer's winter work.
Coaxing Kids to be Cool With the “Uncool”
A farm mom strives to instill values in her children that may contradict what society deems as "cool."...