Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
Quaker Oats Donates to Science Class
Quaker Oats donated a high-temp pasteurization unit to the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental...
Suburban Moms Tour Illinois Farms with Illinois Farm Families
Illinois Farm Families takes suburban moms onto Illinois farms to help them learn about the realities of farming....
20 Ag Careers That May Surprise You
Not everyone involved in agriculture works on a farm. In fact, biochemists, biophysicists, veterinarians and environmental engineers are...
Get an Education in Local Food at Illinois Community Colleges
Six community colleges across Illinois offer courses and training programs to prepare students for careers working in the...
How Farmers are Feeding the World
Facts about the struggles farmers face trying to feed the world's growing population.
‘My American Farm’ Website Teaches Agriculture Through Games
My American Farm is a website developed by the American Farm Bureau that aims to engage kids in...
Wholesome Wave Prescribes New Fresh Produce Health-Care Program
The Wholesome Wave Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to increase production of and access to fresh, locally...
How to Apply for RIMSAP
The Illinois State Medical Society and Illinois Farm Bureau’s Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP) have helped...
Rural Illinois Medical Assistance Program Fosters Caregivers
RIMSAP, founded in 1948, provides recommendations and low-interest loans for prospective rural Illinois doctors.
Department of Agriculture Gets Green Roof
The Illinois Department of Agriculture put a new spin on Springfield's green scene by adding Illinois' first “green”...