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Use the Off-Season to Grow Your Gardening Expertise
Growing your horticultural knowledge in winter can productively fill some of the unused hours.
Farm Facts: Illinois Ag Industry
Get the latest stats about the Illinois agriculture industry, from the newly released US Agriculture Census findings, including...
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...
Explore Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm’s 30+ Fun Fall Activities (VIDEO)
Celebrate the season with pumpkins and a giant corn maze at Siegel's Cottonwood Farm in Will County.
Why So Many Farmers Are Using Drones
Farmers use drones to monitor farm conditions, gather data and manage farm operations.
How Digital Tools Have Revolutionized Illinois Apple Orchards
Orchards around Illinois harness digital tools to grow their business and better market their products.
Get Lost in This Central Illinois Corn Maze
Spanning 10 acres, featuring two phases and four "bridges" to climb and get your bearings, this is one...
Make Farm Safety a Priority With These Tips (VIDEO)
Across the country, county and state Farm Bureaus are making safety a priority through the Agricultural Safety Awareness...
Photo Contest Earns $5,000 for Williamsfield FFA
Williamsfield FFA Alumni & Friends now have the Power to Do More, thanks to farmer Marsha Strom of...
Cemetery Prairies Preserve the State’s Horticultural History
Pioneer cemetery prairies are some of the best examples of black soil prairie remnants remaining in a pristine,...