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Home to more than 300 registered farmer’s markets, Illinois is a national leader in community-supported agriculture.
Illinois state fair-goers enjoy the combination of entertainment and agriculture with five days of harness horse racing.
Illinois’ “Where Fresh Is” marketing program and other state education services connect consumers to local specialty crop growers.
While Illinois is an agricultural leader in soybeans and corn, the state also produces other specialty crops including pumpkins and horseradish.
Illinois plays a major role in U.S. agriculture exports, sending commodities to Asian Pacific, Central and South American markets.
Illinois Weights and Measures inspectors check fuel and agricultural need measurements to ensure accuracy for consumers.
Illinois is one of the nation’s top producers of corn, soybeans, and pork thanks to high-quality soil and easy access to abundant grain.
Online resource DriftWatch helps specialty crop growers virtually plot their farms so pesticide applicators can avoid them.
|1st Farm Credit Services||Brandt Consolidated Inc.||Central Illinois Tourism|
|Decatur Economic Development Corporation||Farm Credit Services of Illinois||Growmark Inc.|
|American Egg Board||Illinois Soybean Association||Pioneer Hi-Bred International|
|Rovey Seed Co.||Stone Seed Group||University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences|