Learn about Illinois farm life, farms to visit, agritourism destinations, gardening tips, ag news and fun farm facts.
Illinois: The Great Pumpkin State
Illinois leads the nation in production of both ornamental and processing pumpkins
Farm Facts: Farm Economics
Recent data about farm economics shows troubling numbers for farmers.
Bugs Abound in Summer
Bugs of all kinds appear this season, some beneficial, some harmful, some just pretty to look at. ...
How An Illinois Apple Orchard Ended Up Making Prize-Winning Honey (VIDEO)
Delicious, award-winning honey begins at Curtis Orchard in Champaign, Illinois.
Author Shares Farm Wisdom in “Just Plain Sense”
Jack Ottoson shares the wisdoms he learned as pastor growing up on the farm in his book, "Just...
How Illinois Farmers Manage Risk
Farmers use technology, management tools to offset unpredictability.
Illinois Veterinarian Provides Horses to Hollywood
KEL Equine Productions offers horses and historical expertise to film productions.
The Difference Between Hardy and Tender Bulbs
Learn the difference between hardy and tender bulbs and when to plant them.
Working on Work Ethic
Farms grow corn and have contributing members of society.
4-H Showcases ‘Learning to Do’
4-H helps kids develop lifelong skills.