Meetings

    Past Meetings

    The New Geopolitics of Agriculture

    December 07, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Cathedral Hall at the University Club
    76 E Monroe Street
    Chicago, IL 60603

    Join us on December 7th at the University Club's Cathedral Hall as we welcome Dr. Robert Thompson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois, to discuss The New Geopolitics of Agriculture.

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    Succession Planning with Leadership, Courage & Strategic Thinking

    November 09, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606

    The Chicago Farmers have invited Teresa Opheim, Executive Director of Practical Farmers of Iowa, to share her experiences working with farm and farmland owners on succession planning.

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    Water, Ag & the EPA

    October 05, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606

    The Chicago Farmers will welcome panelists, Tinka Hyde, Water Division Director for the US EPA, and Dan Schaefer from the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices to the Illini Center on Monday, October 5th.

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    Outlook and Impact on Leases

    September 14, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL

    Help us start our new year strong on September 14, 2015, as we welcome Dr. Gary Schnitkey.

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    Summer Tour

    July 18, 2015
    9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    Fair Oaks Farms
    856 N 600 E
    Fair Oaks, IN 47943
    http://fofarms.com/

    The 2015 Chicago Farmers Summer Tour will be Saturday July 18 at Fair Oaks Farm in Fair Oaks, Indiana, on I-65 at exit 220.

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    Annual Meeting

    May 11, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
    230 S LaSalle Street, LaSalle Dining Room
    Chicago, IL 60604
    https://www.chicagofed.org/

    Join The Chicago Farmers at our last meeting of the program year!

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    Farm the Best - Forget the Rest

    April 13, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor, Illinois Room
    Chicago, IL 60606

    The best advice a farmer can follow is to work against the irrational land market.

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    Big Data

    March 09, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor, Illinois Room
    Chicago, IL 60606

    How will Big Data change the face of agriculture? Join us for an interesting discussion on the possibilities and how it might affect you.

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    2015 Farmland Forum

    February 07, 2015
    8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

    Wietendorf Agricultural Education Center
    17840 Laraway Road
    Joliet, IL 60433

    The Farmland Forum will be held at the Weitendorf Agricultural Education Center in Joliet on Saturday, February 7, 2015.

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    Hot Topics in Agricultural Education

    January 12, 2015
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor, Illinois Room
    Chicago, IL 60606
    http://www.illinicenter.illinois.edu

    Join us for our first meeting of the New Year on January 12, 2015. We will be meeting on the 4th floor of the Illini Center, located at 200 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois.

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