Capture the beauty and diversity of Illinois’ agricultural landscape in this year’s Picture Illinois photo contest from the Illinois Farm Bureau.
Pests and misconceptions can be equally devastating to agriculture.
The Illinois Ag Fun website can help locate your nearest farmers’ markets, orchards, wineries and pumpkin patches.
March is Illinois Farming Month, and we’re celebrating the industry by finding the truth behind some common farming tall tales.
Not everyone involved in agriculture works on a farm. In fact, biochemists, biophysicists, veterinarians and environmental engineers are in high demand.
Six community colleges across Illinois offer courses and training programs to prepare students for careers working in the local food sector.
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.
Facts about the struggles farmers face trying to feed the world’s growing population.
Follow the Illinois corn crop through the year from planting in spring to harvesting in fall and its uses beyond.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture put a new spin on Springfield’s green scene by adding Illinois’ first “green” roof to its building.
Half million students in Illinois benefit from Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) annually.
A national shortage of rural veterinarians may lead to a health-care crisis for our animals.
The sixth and seventh generations run Eckert’s Country Store and Farms in Belleville, the largest you-pick apple and peach orchard in the nation.
Today’s Illinois farmers are armed with crop-yield monitors and biotech hybrids.
Morrow Plots at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is country’s oldest experimental crop field.