My social media platforms have been littered with posts about the expectations of a harsh winter ahead. From images of caterpillars to persimmons to posts from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, folks are convinced we’re going to experience near-hostile weather conditions this winter.
Customers shopping at the Family Farm Meats store will find a wide variety of products and the farmer at the counter ready to answer questions about their meat purchase.
It is hot. It is dry. The earth is thirsty, and the forecast holds little promise of relief. Fuel prices are high, and parts and services once readily available are now much more expensive than they were last year or, as is the case more frequently, unavailable entirely.
For exactly three seconds one morning last week, I felt like sixth-grade me who was one of the last picked for the dodgeball team in grade-school physical education class.
The National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety has been promoting safety on the farm for 25 years.
Fertilizer applications are important for producing quality hay. “Our ground is not the best, so if you want a crop you’ve got to fertilize,” said Steve Degner during a panel discussion at the Forages for Feed meeting presented by the Illinois Forage and Grassland Council.
The auction business was forced to pivot quickly in its methods of selling farmland when the pandemic hit in 2020.
Since Ava Marshall is part of a farm family, she thought she was well-versed in agriculture until she attended the Women Changing the Face of Agriculture event.
For a few frenzied weeks, beekeepers from around the United States truck billions of honeybees to California to rent them to almond growers who need the insects to pollinate the state’s most valuable crop.
“My Drone’s View Returning Home” is the grand prize winner of the 2021 National Corn Growers Association Fields-of-Corn photo contest. The picture was taken via drone by Todd Wachtel of Illinois.
It finally arrived — National FFA Week. From Feb. 19-26, FFA chapters and members are celebrating the organization that has helped exhibit premier leadership, personal growth and career success.
The iconic “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” brand, managed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and funded by the Beef Checkoff, announced a new partnership with celebrity athlete and former football star Tony Romo at the 2022 Cattle Industry Convention.
World Dairy Expo has named Laura Herschleb as the WDE general manager. Herschleb will begin her duties on Feb. 28 as current General Manager Scott Bentley prepares to retire.
An Illinois family has solved the mystery of what happened to their missing cat that likes to sit on horses and donkeys.