All posts tagged "Illinois agriculture"
Illinois Farms Impact State Economy
According to a 2015 study, farming impacts the state economy by providing billions of dollars and hundreds of...
The Beetle Battle
Pests and misconceptions can be equally devastating to agriculture.
Ag Fun Website Lives Up to Its Name
The Illinois Ag Fun website can help locate your nearest farmers' markets, orchards, wineries and pumpkin patches.
Debunk Farming Myths During Illinois Farming Month
March is Illinois Farming Month, and we're celebrating the industry by finding the truth behind some common farming...
20 Ag Careers That May Surprise You
Not everyone involved in agriculture works on a farm. In fact, biochemists, biophysicists, veterinarians and environmental engineers are...
Get an Education in Local Food at Illinois Community Colleges
Six community colleges across Illinois offer courses and training programs to prepare students for careers working in the...
Farm Facts: Pumpkins
More than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins are produced in the the United States each year, and more...
How Farmers are Feeding the World
Facts about the struggles farmers face trying to feed the world's growing population.
The Life Cycle of a Corn Plant
Follow the Illinois corn crop through the year from planting in spring to harvesting in fall and its...
Department of Agriculture Gets Green Roof
The Illinois Department of Agriculture put a new spin on Springfield's green scene by adding Illinois' first “green”...