Indiana Farmers Make Planting Progress But Still Behind PaceThe report lists 42% of Indiana's soybean crop as planted, up from 17% a week before. The state's five-year average is 89% for soybean planting.
More Than 50 Companies Showcased At Illinois Products ExpoOfficials say that Illinois ranks first nationally for food processing sales at $186 billion a year. It is among the state's top manufacturing activities.
New Initiative Aiming To Make Illinois A Premier Hub For Food Business People from agriculture and the corporate world will be teaming up in Chicago this week to inaugurate a new organization they hope will make Illinois the premier hub for the food business, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It WrongHitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
Outlook Worsens For Illinois CropsBarring 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.
Your Chicago: Ag High School In Urban SettingThe 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.