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Farmers’ Market Season is Around the Corner
IFB local foods manager talks about different types of farmers' markets and why some feature products that others...
Illinois State Fair Manager Plans to Build on Event’s Success
State budget, status of facility repairs could impact plans for this year's Illinois State Fair.
Food Evolution Documentary Delves Into GMOs
A new movie, Food Evolution, explores why GMOs are such a controversial topic.
Label lingo complicates food purchases.
It’s a Great Life for Fulton County Dairy Farmer
Bill Carlburg, a Fulton County dairy farmer, says he can't imagine doing anything else.
Gagging on Health Insurance Premiums Like a Horse Pill
Healthcare plans prove challenging for farmers.
Adopt-A-Legislator® Program Creates Partners for Progress
Adopt-A-Legislator® program connects farmers and lawmakers in support of agriculture.
Colleges Have Growing Opportunities for Ag Education
Colleges prep students for promising agricultural careers off the farm.
Start a Garden in Six Simple Steps
Learn how to start a new garden this spring using our helpful steps.
How Do Farmers Decide Which Crops to Plant Each Spring?
We asked an Illinois farmer about their process of choosing crops to plant in spring.