Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
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
How An Illinois Apple Orchard Ended Up Making Prize-Winning Honey (VIDEO)
Delicious, award-winning honey begins at Curtis Orchard in Champaign, Illinois.
How Illinois Farmers Manage Risk
Farmers use technology, management tools to offset unpredictability.
Mobile App Helps Consumers Find Seasonal Produce
A new mobile app called What's In Season will allow consumers to find fresh, seasonal produce at farmers...
Illinois Farmers Choose Biotech and Non-GMO Crops For Their Fields
Prairie State farmers take advantage of choice with biotech and non-GMO crops.
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.