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Primary Sponsors
Illinois Farm Bureau
Illinois Corn Marketing Board
Archer Daniels Midland
iBIOŽ/ iBIO Institute

Secondary Sponsors
1st Farm Credit Services
Bunge North America, Inc.
Farm Credit Services of Illinois
Illinois Agri-Women
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Illinois Soybean Association
John Deere
University of Illinois

Illinois Beef Association
Illinois Pork Producers
Illinois State University
Illinois Council on Food and Agricultural Research (C-FAR)
Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives
Illinois Green Industry Association


Country Spirit – Plan lays out course for state’s future ag, food and energy production (PDF)

  1. Development Trend Dovetails With Agriculture Plan Ideas (PDF)
    by Kay Shipman
  2. Illinois in New Academy (PDF)
    State focusing on ag biotechnology, bio pharmaceuticals in new program
    by Kay Shipman
  3. Ag Opportunities Surface In Planning (PDF)
    by Kay Shipman
  4. Ag Leaders Seek Vision For Illinois Agriculture (PDF)
    by Kay Shipman


  1. Newsletter (PDF)  2-15-08
  2. Newsletter (PDF)  6-6-08
  3. Newsletter (PDF) 12-29-08
  4. Newsletter (PDF) 4-15-09
  5. Newsletter (PDF) 8-09
  6. Newsletter (PDF) 12-31-09


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