Virtual Field Trip Videos

Originally filmed in 2021-22, these on-farm field trip videos offer a glimpse into the diversity of Illinois agriculture.


Learn about apple production at Braeutigam Orchard in Belleville, Illinois!


Visit Julie and Rod Derrer's beef cattle farm in Milan, Illinois.

Corn: Popcorn

Back to Grand Prairie Farm we go! This time, Natalie Pratt shows us her family's process for harvesting popcorn.

Corn: Field Corn

Charlie Roegge invites us back to his farm to learn about corn harvest!


Connect with Northern Illinois dairy farmers Andy & Sarah Lenkaitis on their farm in Campton Hills located in Kane County, Illinois.

Evergreen Trees

Head to Saybrook, Illinois, in McLean County, to visit Helmig's Tree Farm!

General Farm Tours: Grand Prairie Farm

8th grader Natalie Pratt invites us to her farm, Grand Prairie Farm, in Dixon, Illinois!

General Farm Tours: Charlie Roegge's Farm

Visit Charlie Roegge's Farm in Cass County, Illinois!

General Farm Tours: JY Ferry Farm

Out of state we go to Corrine, Utah, to visit JY Ferry Farm.

Illinois History

Learn about Illinois History by visiting the Courthouse in Mt. Pulaski, Illinois!


Visit the Pollinator Plots at Brookfield Zoo in Cook County, Illinois!


Visit Bruce Brinkman's hog farm in Monroe County, Illinois.


Visit Heap's Giant Pumpkin Farm in Minooka, Illinois!


Learn about soil testing at United Soils in Fairbury, Illinois.


Head back to Grand Prairie Farm in Dixon, Illinois, to learn about soybean harvest!


Visit the Staley Museum in Decatur, Illinois, to learn about the history of soybean processing.


Visit Clarkson Grain in Mattoon, Illinois, to learn about cleaning and packaging soybeans!

Sports: University of Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame

I-L-L! Visit the U of I's Basketball Hall of Fame in Champaign, Illinois.

Sports: Pro Football Hall of Fame

Toss me the pigskin! Take a virtual field trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.