Agriculture

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The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It Wrong

Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.

02/20/2013

Crops are suffering in Illinois under this summer's dry conditions. (CBS)

Outlook Worsens For Illinois Crops

Barring the arrival of rain — and lots of it — the state’s crops are likely to come in at greatly reduced levels this year, hiking prices for consumers.

07/09/2012

Meet one of the residents of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences. The school has a barn stocked with farm animals. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Ag High School In Urban Setting

The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences is a little bit of the country on the city’s Far South Side. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

04/13/2012