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Get in the Holiday Spirit at Snowman’s Reindeer Farm in Canton
Meet the Snowman family's five friendly reindeer in Canton.
13 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas Trees
Which president first put a Christmas tree in the White House? Find the answer here.
Centennial Farms Program Honors Bicentennial Ownership of Illinois Farms (VIDEO)
The Illinois Department of Agriculture recognizes farms that have stayed in the same family for 200 years or...
Museum Milestone: MSI’s Farm Tech Exhibit Turns 20
Twenty years ago, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry debuted “The Farm,” an agricultural exhibit now known as...
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.