Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
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....
Flooding Affects Illinois Farmers
Illinois farmers are still dealing with the effects of extra rain from the spring of 2019, with their...
Do You Know Dairy? Farm and City Moms Learn From Each Other
What happens when you put a dairy farmer and a group of Chicago moms together? They all learn...
How Research at the Peoria Ag Lab Has Impacted Decades of Innovations
The Peoria Ag Lab is discovering the future through fascinating research.
6 Common Products Developed at the Peoria Ag Lab
From diapers to dressings, the Peoria Ag Lab is responsible for more products than you might think.
How One Cook County Farm is Highlighting Sustainability (VIDEO)
Sustainability and other environmentally practices bloom on Smits Farm in Chicago Heights.
Ways Rural and Urban Efforts are Improving Water Quality
Rural and urban entities work together to help conserve water and improve water quality in the state.
Organics 101: Questions About Organic and Conventional Foods Answered
Get the facts about organic farming and agricultural practices, and discover the differences and similarities between organic and...
2018 Proves to Be a Tricky Year for Illinois Apple Crop
Many Illinois apple orchards have opened across the state. Will trees be heavy or skimpy with fruit?
FARM Program and Others Ensure Animal Care, Product Safety
Several programs, including the national FARM program, focus on animal care and safe products.