Quick fun facts about farms and agricultural products.
Farm Focus: Nursery Sector
Illinois' nursery sector contributes significantly to their economy.
Farm Focus: Turkey
Did you know Illinois farmers produce close to 3 million turkeys per year? Learn more facts about turkey....
Farm Focus: Field Corn
Learn fun facts about Illinois' top agricultural commodity – field corn.
Farm Facts: Melons
Did you know that farmers in Illinois and Indiana grow more than 7,500 acres of watermelons? Learn more...
Farm Facts About Calves
Learn baby calf facts, including how much they weigh at birth and how many are born in Illinois...
Farm Focus: Soybeans
Did you know that Illinois ranks second in the nation for soybean production?
Farm Focus: Hay
Get the facts on hay – and important Illinois crop for feeding livestock.
Farm Focus: Garlic
Did you know that one of the most flavorful seasonings, garlic, is both a vegetable and an herb?...
Apple Facts and Recipes for the Fall Harvest
Celebrate the fall apple harvest with delicious recipes and interesting facts about this all-American fruit.
A Dairy Farmer Answers: Hormones, Antibiotics and Cow-Tipping
Dairy farmer Linda Drendel answers questions from Chicago-area moms about antibiotics and hormones in milk and how she...