Tips and How-To
Helpful tips and tricks to make life easier.
MarketMaker Grows Farmers Market Resource
MarketMaker, a University of Illinois Extension online marketing program, is growing and adding new features to better serve...
Feeding Food Deserts: New Initiative Works to Identify Communities Without Access to Healthy Food
A new initiative has mapped low-income communities without ready access to healthy and affordable food across the state....
Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders
Recent research has shown that providing garden birds extra food during cold months helps ensure a more successful...
Road Rules for Winter Weather
Here are some safety tips to keep in mind if you have to get behind the wheel during...
Mulch or Cover Outdoor Plants This Winter
When the temperature drops, don't forget to take care of your outdoor plants so they will be healthy...
20 Ag Careers That May Surprise You
Not everyone involved in agriculture works on a farm. In fact, biochemists, biophysicists, veterinarians and environmental engineers are...
Protecting Your Perennials
Caring for your perennials in the cool weather months is key in ensuring healthy buds in the spring....
Fall Lawn Care Tips
Proper lawn care in early fall means a healthier lawn in the spring. Tips for taking care of...
How to Preserve Fresh Flowers
A vase of cut flowers may be beautiful, but they will only last a few days. To enjoy...
When to Plant Springtime Vegetables
Learn what vegetables can be planted early in the season.