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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...
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.