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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.
3 Illinois Breweries and Distilleries Going Farm to Pint
A generation of young farmers is brewing up new ways to diversify their family operations.
How Research at the Peoria Ag Lab Has Impacted Decades of Innovations
The Peoria Ag Lab is discovering the future through fascinating research.
6 Common Products Developed at the Peoria Ag Lab
From diapers to dressings, the Peoria Ag Lab is responsible for more products than you might think.
6 Farm Facts About Tomatoes
Check out six interesting facts about tomatoes for the summer.
A Farmer’s Bitter Pill
Health insurance premiums are not easy to swallow.