Land Locked Hops provides hops to local breweries with four varieties of hops - comet, chinook, Michigan Copper and mackinaw from their five-acre farm.
Paxton brothers find success in beer and spirits market.
Alexander, Pulaski and Union counties are accepting applications to assist farmers with the recovery cost to restore the agricultural land to pre-disaster conditions.
Research is helping specialty growers combat bitter, white and black rot.
Focusing on individual family members' and employees' strengths has helped this family business thrive and celebrate its one millionth customer.
Harvest two to three weeks behind on this family farm near Woodhull.
Freese-Notis meteorologist doesn't look for major frost issues to start this week as winds and cloud cover were projected to provide some insulation.
The volume of pork exports increased 4% from January through August while the value nudged 1% higher to $4.35 billion.
Breaking the budget down at the crop level is helping specialty growers increase efficiency and profitability.
Foreign buyers have opportunity to buy embryos, semen, cattle and Illinois dairy products.