Along with the rich fair history and celebration of 75 years of the Effingham County Fair, something new is happening this year when it comes …
From sun up to sun down, Mason resident Emily Westfall rides, trains and works her barrel racing horses. In between time, she works in a veter…
As a demolition derby driver, Hannah Paquette of Effingham isn't afraid of anything. It's the thought of getting up on a stage in front of a l…
For the Macklin siblings, 4-H is a family affair, especially when it comes to the Effingham County Fair.
When it comes to 4-H, Future Farmers of America and the Effingham County Fair, Mason resident Emma Kuhns has done it all.
AURORA, Ore. – A unit of wheat is called a bushel, and a standard weight of potatoes is called a century. But hemp as a fully legal U.S. agric…
SPRINGFIELD – Trent Lawrence had a rude awakening earlier this week. Overnight, mice had gotten into the greenhouse on his farm and eaten seve…
Two years ago, Neil Henna’s best friend was diagnosed with cancer.
If you like munching on seedlings, consider directing your palate toward microgreens. These tiny vegetables burst with rich, leafy flavors ran…
The Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation has a program called the “Fields of Opportunity” that allows those who own farmland to give bac…
A Farina native has been making his mark at Purdue University in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering department. Bernie Engel is the n…
Located on the edge of Teutopolis, Farmweld is one of the leading hog production manufacturers in the industry.
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