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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...
Illinois Farm Bureau Is Addressing the Ag Teacher Shortage
Efforts have emerged in the last few years to narrow the salary discrepancy and reward agriculture teachers, including...
Illinois Is Nation’s No. 1 Producer of Pumpkins
Illinois farmers grow upward of 95% of the nation’s pumpkins for processing.
How to Multiply Your Perennials This Fall
The two best times to transplant perennials are typically during the spring and autumn, when the moderate weather...
5 Farm Facts About Hemp
Learn five fascinating farm facts about industrial hemp.
Bridging the Divide Between City and Country Life
The University of Chicago and Illinois Farm Bureau are shortening the gap between city and country life through...
Tune In to the Partners Podcast
COVID-19 affected us all on some level, and The Partners Podcast delved into the response of the farming...
Roots Run Deep in the Garden
Early gardening moments sowed a deep-rooted passion for growing fruits and vegetables.
7 Pollinators to Help Your Garden Grow
It takes more than just sunshine and water to grow a garden – pollinators are key, and planting...
Good Things Grow at Garlic Breath Farm (VIDEO)
This Elburn-based microfarm produces 35,000 bulbs of garlic each season, and harnesses the pungent produce to create health-promoting...