A deeper look at all aspects of Illinois agriculture.
4 Dairy Questions Answered, From Antibiotics to Cow Tipping
Dairy farmer Linda Drendel answers questions from Chicago-area moms about antibiotics and hormones in milk and how she...
Cousins Bond on and off Farm
For kids, going to the farm involves much more than just farm chores. It often means spending time...
Why Lavender Fans are Flocking to Shawnee Hills Lavender (VIDEO)
Fresh, pretty lavender is ready for the picking at this Shawnee Hills agritourism hot spot.
3 Illinois Breweries and Distilleries Going Farm to Pint
A generation of young farmers is brewing up new ways to diversify their family operations.
A Farmer’s Bitter Pill
Health insurance premiums are not easy to swallow.
How Do You Balance Farm Work, Off-Farm Jobs, Children and Farm Bureau Involvement?
We asked an Illinois farmer how she balances all facets of her life.
Marcoot Jersey Creamery Milks a Legacy
Seventh generation gives new life to Greenville family dairy farm.
A Modern Farm Mom on Managing Manure and Monarch Butterflies
Modern farm mom finds ways to manage manure, milkweed and monarch butterflies.
Meet an Illinois Farmer Who Turns Organic Matter Into Compost
A Peoria County farmer creates compost and sells it under the brand name BetterEarth Compost.
How a Sycamore Couple Transformed a Corn Crib Into an Art Studio
Valerie Weberpal creates beautiful works of art in an old corn crib in Sycamore.