Sep 22

    2018 Summer Tour

    Please join the Chicago Farmers for our Summer Tour on Saturday, September 22nd, at Uncommon Ground in the Chicago neighborhood, Edgewater.

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    Oct 15

    October Luncheon | The 200 Acres

    Please join the Chicago Farmers at the Illini Center for our October Luncheon where we will discuss agri-tourism and pumpkin farming with the folks from 200 Acres.

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    Dec 10

    Holiday Luncheon

    Please save the date for the Chicago Farmers' holiday luncheon.

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    WELCOME TO THE CHICAGO FARMERS!

    Thank you to all who attended the first program of the new season on Monday, September 10th, at the Illini Center. 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, gave us his thoughts on the grain farm outlook and cash rents for 2019. With over 100 people in attendance, it was a full house! Dr. Schnitkey also received the Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award, and we'd like to thank him once more for his contribution to the industry and participation in our Association. 

    Please join us for our End of Summer Tour at Uncommon Ground on Saturday, September 22nd. The Rooftop Farm Director, Allison, will give our group a tour of the organic rooftop garden. Following the tour, we'll head down to the bar for a happy hour with some light appetizers provided by our host. Click here to register!

     INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR REVIEW

    Our Norwegian Study Tour Travelers have returned and they report they have a greater and well informed appreciation for this Scandinavian country.

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    MEMBER BENEFITS

    • Discounted registration fees
    • Complimentary guest attendance
    • Digital and print mailings
    • Local and Int. Tour participation

    Scholar Support

    Help us to continue to sponsor students in degree programs focused on agricultural and life sciences education at four land-grant universities in the midwest by making a donation to The Chicago Farmers Scholarship Fund today.