A deeper look at all aspects of Illinois agriculture.
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...
Roots Run Deep in the Garden
Early gardening moments sowed a deep-rooted passion for growing fruits and vegetables.
Raise a Glass to June Dairy Month
Worthy of celebration, dairymen represent some of the most committed farm families in America.
Planting Presses Through Another Unprecedented Season
We now begin another historic planting season with challenges beyond our control. And as a business deemed essential,...
A Fondness for 4-H Fairs
A reflection on childhood memories of 4-H fairs and the joy a mother feels being able to pass...
Farm Stewardship Celebrated on Earth Day
The world celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in April, a time when Illinois farmers work with...