Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
AFBF Survey Shows Food Prices Continue to Drop
Food prices continue to drop for Easter dinner and other spring food items, according to a survey by...
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago’s Water System
Read how Chicago's water system has grown with the population to keep water clean for various uses.
Food Price Inflation Expected to Stay Below 20-Year Average
Food prices are expected to increase this year, but still stay well below the 20-year average.
Behind the Brand of Gilster-Mary Lee
Private-labeling powerhouse has deep roots in Illinois.
New Day Hydroponics Grows With the Flow
New Day Hydroponics harvests herbs and produce year round.
The roots of hydroponics reach back thousands of years.
Dairy Farmer Dispels Misconceptions to Field Moms
Dairy farmer Mary Mackinson Faber tells city moms why they don't have to worry about antibiotics in milk.
Homegrown by Heroes
Program brands food from veterans-turned-farmers.
City Moms Learn About Biotech
The Illinois Farm Families City Moms take a trip to Monsanto.
Farm Technology Progresses From Horses to Hands-Free
Farmers honor agricultural heritage while evolving with new technology.