Quantum, West Liberty spar in court filings

West Liberty Foods, which bought substantially all of Quantum Foods LLC’s assets out of bankruptcy, has been ordered by the Delaware court judge to...

Giving back: Land O’Frost, Cargill, Hormel, Foster Farms, Healthy Ones, John Morrell

Land O’Frost partnered with a local relief organization to donate lunchmeat and help feed storm victims and relief workers near its plant in Searcy,...

Fourth of July food by the numbers

Everything is big on the Fourth of July, especially our appetites. As you gorge on barbecue, watermelon and beer, consider these mind-blowing food facts as...

Farming is Hot

Farmers are exposed to extreme heat and work in hot environments in the summer. This puts them at risk for heat stress, which can...

New Illinois FFA Officer Team Elected

Electing a new team of FFA officers was one of many exciting activities held during the 86th Illinois FFA State Convention, according to an...

Illinois Hog farm gets thumb’s down by Marshall board

The Marshall County Board, in a nearly unanimous decision, has said it does not want a large hog farm outside Wenona. The 11-1 vote is...

Farmland Documentary is coming to Illinois

Washington D.C. Gets Sneak Peek of Documentary on Farmers More than a year in-the-making, the USFRA used National Ag Day festivities in Washington, D.C. to...

ISU Hog Farm Stops Tours Due to PEDv

  LEXINGTON — Public tours have been suspended at Illinois State University's farm near Lexington to prevent the spread of a PEDv. The university has also made...

Coming Soon: Farm Bill Webinars

Stay in the know of what's happening with the Farm Bill. The Agricultural Act of 2014 was signed into law on February 7, 2014. ...

Hartmanns named Illinois Pork Producer Family of 2014

The Gerald and Nancy Hartmann family of Maple Park was recently recognized by the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) as the 2014 Illinois Pork...