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Are Robots the Future of Sustainable Farming?
Researchers at the University of Illinois explore the future potential of robots and their impact on sustainable farming....
6 Fun Gardening Projects to do With Kids
Kids and kitchen scraps: these gardening projects provide fun for children while reducing food waste.
Harvest Season Through the Eyes of a Child
A mother looks at the soybean harvest through the eyes of her son, who loves spending time with...
Ask a Farmer: What do Farmers do in the Fall?
Farmer Ryan Zelhart of Macon County talks about what goes on in the life of a farmer during...
Flooding Affects Illinois Farmers
Illinois farmers are still dealing with the effects of extra rain from the spring of 2019, with their...
How Do Combines Work? (VIDEO)
Learn about the history and anatomy of the combine, the versatile machine that changed the farming industry by...
4 Dairy Questions Answered, From Antibiotics to Cow Tipping
Dairy farmer Linda Drendel answers questions from Chicago-area moms about antibiotics and hormones in milk and how she...
Cousins Bond on and off Farm
For kids, going to the farm involves much more than just farm chores. It often means spending time...
Do You Know Dairy? Farm and City Moms Learn From Each Other
What happens when you put a dairy farmer and a group of Chicago moms together? They all learn...
Why Lavender Fans are Flocking to Shawnee Hills Lavender (VIDEO)
Fresh, pretty lavender is ready for the picking at this Shawnee Hills agritourism hot spot.