Learn interesting facts about bees and why they’re an important aspect of agriculture.
Learn interesting facts about peaches and the different types grown in Illinois.
Learn interesting statistics and facts about strawberries.
Illinois’ nursery sector contributes significantly to their economy.
Did you know Illinois farmers produce close to 3 million turkeys per year? Learn more facts about turkey.
Learn fun facts about Illinois’ top agricultural commodity – field corn.
Did you know that farmers in Illinois and Indiana grow more than 7,500 acres of watermelons? Learn more melon facts.
Learn baby calf facts, including how much they weigh at birth and how many are born in Illinois each year.
Get the facts on hay – and important Illinois crop for feeding livestock.
Did you know that one of the most flavorful seasonings, garlic, is both a vegetable and an herb? Discover more fun facts and tips about garlic.
Illinois’ official state fruit is the goldrush apple – a long-keeping, sweet and tart variety with a rich, spicy flavor. Read on for more apple fun facts.
Did you know Illinois is home to 91 wineries and 450 vineyards encompassing 1,115 acres of grapes across the state? Learn more about wine and wineries with these fun facts.
An estimated 88 percent of Americans surveyed still serve turkey for Thanksgiving. But do you know your turkey, really? Chew on this turkey trivia.
How do they do that? How do leaves that have been green all summer transform to red, yellow, gold or orange in the autumn?
August is National Peach Month. Celebrate with some vine-ripened facts, baking tips and our favorite peach recipes including Peach-Blackberry Short Cakes, Iced Summer Peaches, Peach Parfait and Bourbon-Peach BBQ Pork Chops
More than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins are produced in the the United States each year, and more than 495 million of those pounds are grown in Illinois. These are more facts about pumpkins.
History and information on two of the state’s major waterways, the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.
Quick, fun facts about chickens and eggs.