A deeper look at all aspects of Illinois agriculture.
From the Perfect Turkey to Thanksgiving Leftovers, Share Your Holiday Recipes
Illinois Farm Bureau has launched an opportunity to share favorite family holiday recipes and your stories behind each...
Horseradish Harvest: Rooting for Another Illinois Crop
Did you know that Illinois grows more horseradish than anywhere else in the United States?
Best Friends on Farms: Meet Rayne, an AFBF Farm Dog of the Year Finalist
Meet Rayne, a 6-year-old Illinois border collie and a finalist in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Farm Dog...
Home for the Holidays: Farm Shop Becomes a Party Space for Growing Family
"Like many families, mine lives its fondest traditions at the close of the calendar year. And when the...
Ask a Farmer: What Will Be Your Biggest Challenge and Opportunity During the Next Year?
We asked Kane County farmer Wayne Gehrke about his biggest challenge and opportunity during the next year:
Porktober: Time to Salute Pork
Pork represents the world’s most widely eaten meat, and Illinois ranks No. 4 in the United States for...
Harvest Routine Brings Normalcy During Pandemic
"I hold out hope that the upcoming harvest season delivers a 60-day dose of normalcy, seldom felt since...
Corn Connection: A Crop Ingrained in Lifestyle
Farmers throughout Illinois share a connection to corn. We grow it, talk about it, and drive around just...
How Farmers Are Adapting to the Coronavirus Pandemic
This year’s coronavirus pandemic put a remarkable strain on the agriculture industry, prompting farmers across the country to...
Ag in the Classroom Delivers Pre-K-12 Education
While high schools commonly employ full-time agriculture teachers, Illinois Ag in the Classroom provides agriculture lessons tailored to...