Learn about Illinois farm life, farms to visit, agritourism destinations, gardening tips, ag news and fun farm facts.
Food and Fiber Speak Many Languages
Exports and trade rank high in importance to Illinois farm families.
Effective tips for controlling weeds.
Precious Cargo from Central Illinois Produce
Central Illinois Produce grows fresh greens and produce in a cargo container.
How do Multigenerational Families Work Together?
We asked a farmer how multigenerational families work together to keep a farm viable.
Morel Mushroom Season Picks Up in Illinois
Cool weather has held up growth for morel mushrooms in all but southern Illinois .
Union County Farm Honored with State’s First Bicentennial Designation
The fifth and sixth generations of the Brown family now grow crops on the original 145 acres.
Backward Turns Out Right for Longhorn Farmers
Macoupin County family builds a niche business out of the lean meat the cattle provide.
Time to Get Agricultural Trade Back on Track
Government policy on agricultural trade threatens profitability.
Lasting Lessons from Farmhouse Fix-Ups
TV show Fixer Upper helps one farm mom reflect on her own family's journey and lessons learned from...
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...