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Land: A Farmer’s Most Important Relationship With Mother Nature
For most farmers, the land they farm is their most important relationship with Mother Nature, regardless of whether...
Winter Is a Busy Time for Farms Welcoming Newborn Animals
The Temple family will prioritize their farm’s responsibilities this winter as they have since 1843: by putting the...
Innovation Grows on the Farm Year Round
Innovation on the farm leaps significantly from one generation to the next, just as smartphones, online shopping, and...
Illinois Farm Families Program Helps Connect Consumers to Farmers
If you have a question about your food, the Illinois Farm Families program seeks to be your go-to...
Why Janie’s Farm in Iroquois County Transitioned to Organic Grain Production
Long before “organic” and “farm-to-table” became buzzwords, Illinois farmer Harold Wilken's ancestors grew healthy food in Iriquois County...
Invasive or Aggressive? What Homeowners Need to Know About These Types of Plants
Learn the difference between invasive and aggressive plants and how to avoid those that have an unwanted impact...
Go Green and Get Real at an Illinois Christmas Tree Farm
A growing number of Illinoisans and are opting for the experience of picking out a real Christmas tree...
The Farm Influences Gifts Under the Tree
When almost 4 years old, our son’s Christmas wish list included a “tree cutter” (chain saw), a “bin...
From the Perfect Turkey to Thanksgiving Leftovers, Share Your Holiday Recipes
Illinois Farm Bureau has launched an opportunity to share favorite family holiday recipes and your stories behind each...
Horseradish Harvest: Rooting for Another Illinois Crop
Did you know that Illinois grows more horseradish than anywhere else in the United States?