Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
Morel Mushroom Season Picks Up in Illinois
Cool weather has held up growth for morel mushrooms in all but southern Illinois .
Union County Farm Honored with State’s First Bicentennial Designation
The fifth and sixth generations of the Brown family now grow crops on the original 145 acres.
Illinois State Fair Manager Plans to Build on Event’s Success
State budget, status of facility repairs could impact plans for this year's Illinois State Fair.
Food Evolution Documentary Delves Into GMOs
A new movie, Food Evolution, explores why GMOs are such a controversial topic.
Adopt-A-Legislator® Program Creates Partners for Progress
Adopt-A-Legislator® program connects farmers and lawmakers in support of agriculture.
The Morrow Plots are Planting for Tomorrow
The Morrow Plots at the University of Illinois are the nation's first experimental crop fields.
What is FSMA?
New law brings sweeping changes to food safety regulations.
Illinois Farmers Share Skills to Give Hope to the Hungry
Farmers are sharing agricultural know-how to African farmers in an effort to help with hunger relief.
How Illinois Farm Bureau’s Harvest for All Program Helps the Hungry
Harvest for All helps feed Americans in need.
Illinois: The Great Pumpkin State
Illinois leads the nation in production of both ornamental and processing pumpkins