Upcoming MeetingS

    Nov 13

    November Luncheon | Fundamentals of Grain Merchandising in Uncertain Markets

    Please join us on Monday, November 13th, to learn about the Fundamentals of Grain Merchandising in Uncertain Markets with Jeff Hainline and Jeremy Strubhar from Advance Trading Inc.

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    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.

     

    WELCOME TO THE CHICAGO FARMERS!

    Thank you to all who attended the luncheon on Monday, October 16th, at the Illini Center. Rick Graden, Acting State Executive Director of Illinois State Farm Service Agency, discussed the benefits and availability of FSA initiatives and Conservation Reserve Programs. Please save the date for our next luncheon on November 13th. Jeff Hainline and Jeremy Strubhar from Advance Trading Inc. will discuss the Fundamentals of Grain Merchandising in Uncertain Markets. To register, click here.

    MEMBER BENEFITS

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

     

     

    Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Professor of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, makes a point during his presentation on leasing trends at the September 11th luncheon.

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    Chicago Farmers President Barbara Clark and Director Andy Holstine, far right, presented Past President Eric Rund with the 2017 Plowman’s Award for his many contributions to the Chicago Farmers during the September 11th luncheon.
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