Learn about Illinois farm life, farms to visit, agritourism destinations, gardening tips, ag news and fun farm facts.
6 Fun Gardening Projects to Do With Kids
Kids and kitchen scraps: these gardening projects provide fun for children while reducing food waste.
A Brief History of Thyme (and How to Grow It)
Thyme is a hardy perennial in Illinois. There are more than 100 species from which to choose, ranging...
Take a Look Behind the Scenes of Modern Pork Production (VIDEO)
Biosecurity and animal welfare are top priorities for pork production in the twenty-first century, with Illinois farmers leading...
Calving Cameras Intend to Simplify Season
Modern technology makes the viewing experience accessible miles from the barn.
How to Get Started With Composting
Learn how to use what’s in your yard to create your own compost.
Non-profit organizations across Illinois provide equine therapy to help a variety of individuals, including autistic children and people...
4 Essentials for Your Estate Plan
Creating an estate plan should include these four essentials, to start.
Springing to a Fresh Start on the Farm
Farmers view spring as a time of rural renewal, resetting for a new year with hope and optimism.
Farm Facts About Raising Cattle
From calving and feeding to animal care, get the facts on raising cattle in Illinois.
11 Fascinating Facts About Honeybees
These buzzing insects are incredible creatures, incredibly important to agriculture and the world's food production.