A deeper look at all aspects of Illinois agriculture.
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.
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...
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.