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How Digital Tools Have Revolutionized Illinois Apple Orchards
Orchards around Illinois harness digital tools to grow their business and better market their products.
Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm Offers Fun Fall Activities
Celebrate the season at Seigel's Cottonwood Farm in Will County.
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...
Why So Many Farmers Are Using Drones
Farmers use drones to monitor farm conditions, gather data and manage farm operations.
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,...
Are Robots the Future of Sustainable Farming?
Researchers at the University of Illinois explore the future potential of robots and their impact on sustainable farming....
6 Fun Gardening Projects to do With Kids
Kids and kitchen scraps: these gardening projects provide fun for children while reducing food waste.
Harvest Season Through the Eyes of a Child
A mother looks at the soybean harvest through the eyes of her son, who loves spending time with...
Ask a Farmer: What do Farmers do in the Fall?
Farmer Ryan Zelhart of Macon County talks about what goes on in the life of a farmer during...
Flooding Affects Illinois Farmers
Illinois farmers are still dealing with the effects of extra rain from the spring of 2019, with their...