Hundreds Of Chicagoans Cash In On Federal Farm Subsidy ProgramsHundreds of Chicagoans are cashing in on federal farm subsidy programs originally created to rescue farmers from the Great Depression.
Heavy Rains Have Illinois Farmers Dealing With Soaked CropsCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports farmers in Peotone are dealing with soggy crops.
Study Links Farm Pesticide Use To AutismA new study has found a link between a mother’s exposure to pesticides and her child’s risk of autism.
How To Preserve Your Garden HarvestWhether your garden is exploding with the ripe fruits of your labor or you couldn’t resist saving quite a bit of cash at the local farmer’s market by buying a bushel of apples instead of a peck, it’s time to preserve the harvest so it can be enjoyed all winter long. Because, honestly, you know you cannot possibly eat all of those apples during the next few weeks; plus you’re going to want some for that Thanksgiving Day pie.