Upcoming MeetingS

    Sep 11

    Leasing Trends

    Join us on Monday, September 11th, as we welcome Dr. Gary Schnitkey to discuss Leasing Trends.


    Feb 10

    2018 Farmland Forum

    The Chicago Farmers Farmland Forum will take place at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences on Saturday, February 10, 2018.



    Thank you to all who attended the Summer Tour at Naper Settlement on Sunday, July 30th. It was a beautiful afternoon. We couldn't have asked for better weather or better hosts. The Chicago Farmers will have their next meeting on Monday, September 11th. We will welcome Dr. Gary Schnitkey, professor and farm management specialist in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois, whose research emphasis includes farm profitability. Dr. Schnitkey will give us his thoughts on the grain farm outlook and cash rents for 2018. To learn more and register, click here.


    • Discounted registration fees
    • Subscription to "The Chicago Farmer Magazine"
    • Networking opportunities with the agri-business community
    • Scholarship contribution to students in Agricultural Colleges



    Twenty-five Chicago Farmers members and guests spent the week of April 22nd to 29th learning about the diverse agriculture and historic cultural features of Austria. The group traveled 777 miles in a comfortable motor coach and a short distance by cruise ship on the Danube River with the leadership of our charming tour guide, Silvia.


    Officers, board members and past Chicago Farmers’ presidents present at the Annual Meeting on Monday, May 8th, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago included, from left, Dan Stokes, director; Andrew Eubank, director; Mark Thorndyke, vice president; Barbara Clark, president; Jeff Martin, past president and recipient of the Distinguished Service to Agriculture award; Jason Lestina, director; Alan Gunn, director; and Andy Holstine, director.

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