All posts tagged "fun facts"
Farm Facts: Melons
Did you know that farmers in Illinois and Indiana grow more than 7,500 acres of watermelons? Learn more...
Farm Facts About Calves
Learn baby calf facts, including how much they weigh at birth and how many are born in Illinois...
Farm Focus: Hay
Get the facts on hay – and important Illinois crop for feeding livestock.
Farm Focus: Garlic
Did you know that one of the most flavorful seasonings, garlic, is both a vegetable and an herb?...
Farm Focus: Apples
Illinois' official state fruit is the goldrush apple – a long-keeping, sweet and tart variety with a rich,...
Farm Focus: Wineries
Did you know Illinois is home to 91 wineries and 450 vineyards encompassing 1,115 acres of grapes across...
Turkey Trivia From Bird Brains to ‘Birdzilla’
An estimated 88 percent of Americans surveyed still serve turkey for Thanksgiving. But do you know your turkey,...
You’re a Real Peach: Facts and Recipes for National Peach Month
August is National Peach Month. Celebrate with some vine-ripened facts, baking tips and our favorite peach recipes including...
Farm Facts: Pumpkins
More than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins are produced in the the United States each year, and more...
Fun Facts About Mississippi, Illinois Rivers
History and information on two of the state’s major waterways, the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.