Agriculture plays a key role in everyday life. As the membership in the National FFA Organization continues to grow, it’s evident that students today understand the important role they can also play in agriculture.
The National FFA Organization and MANRRS signed a memorandum of understanding to create a formative alliance with the shared goal of growing diversity, equity and inclusion in agriculture.
Several factors are impacting agricultural land ownership in the United States, including the transfer of farmland to the next generation.
Illinois farmers traveled to Washington to tell Congress that the next farm bill must be a climate bill.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for projects that will improve outreach to underserved producers and underserved communities about conservation programs and services and opportunities for students.
Black History Month is an important time to remember the agricultural contributions of the African American community — such as those of George Washington Carver.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Agriculture shared accomplishments made in 2022 to support the state’s No. 1 industry.
Illinois will use $14.4 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture funding to buy locally produced food and distribute it to those in need, according to state officials.
Agriculture remains a top employer in rural parts of the United States, but who worked in the industry has changed during the past three years, according to new data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service.
By the time you read this column, the year’s corn harvest will be finished and the soybeans harvested and trucked off to market. Another year in the farmers’ calendar is just about complete.
Zach Ducheneaux is a child of farm financial crisis of the 1980s, when farmers were dealing with rising inflation, rising interest rates, uncertainty in the markets and weather events.
November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to recognize the significant contributions that the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States.
Agriculture education supporters learned a youth organization helps students learn about agricultural careers even if their school doesn’t offer ag classes.
Local foods and regenerative agriculture efforts scored some major wins by the close of the Illinois General Assembly session.
Embracing the role model within themselves is important for women in agriculture. “Any time I have the opportunity to engage with a group of women that love agriculture as much as I do is a good day,” said Kim Kidwell.