All posts by IFB Staff
Ask a Farmer: What lessons did you learn as a result of COVID-19?
We asked Monroe County farmer Victoria Thomas to share how the pandemic affected her staff, customers and business.
When Spring Cleaning This Year, Take Inventory
As you go through your belongings, it can be helpful to take stock of your possessions for insurance...
How to Cook Perfect Bacon Every Time
It’s hard to go wrong with bacon, but there is an art to cooking it perfectly every time....
4 Facts About Conservation on Illinois Farms
Over the last 60 years, Illinois farms have more than doubled production while using 11% less land. (USDA...
Farm Focus: Pork
As the world’s most widely eaten meat, pork is something to celebrate – which may be why October...
Giving Back: Operation Helping Heroes
Operation Helping Heroes aims to give back to communities it serves by assisting active duty military, veterans and...
Get Lost in This Central Illinois Corn Maze
Spanning 10 acres, featuring two phases and four "bridges" to climb and get your bearings, this is one...
Ask a Farmer: What do Farmers do in the Fall?
Farmer Ryan Zelhart of Macon County talks about what goes on in the life of a farmer during...
How Do Combines Work? (VIDEO)
Learn about the history and anatomy of the combine, the versatile machine that changed the farming industry by...
How Do You Balance Farm Work, Off-Farm Jobs, Children and Farm Bureau Involvement?
We asked an Illinois farmer how she balances all facets of her life.