The Agriculture News section provides access to all State of Illinois press releases that have been published about agriculture-related news and events, with issues ranging from farming and agribusiness, to the State and County fairs.
- 10/19/2016 - Annual Training Underway For Gas Station Owners, Service Technicians
SPRINGFIELD IL – At the Illinois Department of Agriculture, our mission is to be an advocate for Illinois’ agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit our natural resources, the agriculture industry and our consumers.
- 08/16/2016 - Dreams Achieved At The Illinois State Fair
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – “This is the showcase for Illinois Agriculture… the Super Bowl for
4-H and FFA exhibitors” –Orion Samuelson
The Governor’s Sale of Champion has always been the crown jewel of agricultural events at the Illinois State Fair, and this year was no exception. For the second year in a row, the sale was held in the Coliseum. This grand venue serves as the pinnacle forum for an ag exhibitor.
- 08/10/2016 - Three Doors Down To Perform At Illinois State Fair On August 21
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Gregg Allman, who was slated to perform on Sunday, August 21, as a co-headlining act with ZZ Top, has cancelled his upcoming appearance at the Illinois State Fair citing serious health issues that require doctor’s care.
- 08/02/2016 - Illinois State Fair Launches New Mobile App
- 07/22/2016 - Discount Admission Tickets Available For Purchase At Area Retailers
- 07/19/2016 - Know Before You Go: Preview Night
- 07/18/2016 - Night Of Rock At Du Quoin State Fair
- 06/20/2016 - Street Machine Nationals Invade The Du Quoin State Fairgrounds