Stories about the business of agriculture in Illinois.
Growing Knowledge With the Expanded Illinois Farm Families Program
Expanded Illinois Farm Families program opens farms to more consumers.
Meet the Buyers Program Plants Seeds of Partnership
Meet the Buyers program connects farmers with retailers, restaurants and distributors looking for locally grown food.
Taylorville Ag Teacher is Outstanding in Her Field
Taylorville agriculture teacher, FFA adviser, cultivates leadership, life skills.
Illinois Community Colleges are Breaking New Ground in Off-Farm Careers
Illinois community colleges train students for innovative, off-farm careers.
Pen Pals for Field Moms
Illinois Farm Families Field Moms are being paired with pen pal farmers this year.
University of Illinois Extension Celebrates a Century of Service
The University of Illinois Extension service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
Cost of July 4th Cookout Decreases for 2015
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation the cost of a July 4th cookout has decreased from last...
Blosom the Cow Sets the World Record
Blossom the cow was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's tallest cow.
Illinois Fish Hatcheries Keep Waters Stocked for Fishermen
Illinois fish hatcheries ensure plenty of bass, crappie, muskie and others for fishermen in rivers and lakes. Learn...
Farmers Take Action to Protect Streams and Rivers
Illinois farmers participate in the Indian Creek Watershed project to help with water conservation.