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Tue, Jun 14


McDonough and Fulton CFBs

Summer Ag Institute

Calling all teachers!! During these exciting three days, you will get to learn about different facets of agriculture that you can bring into YOUR classroom. We will hearing from commodity groups, local agriculturalists, and local businesses within McDonough and Fulton Co. We hope you can join us!

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Summer Ag Institute
Summer Ag Institute

Time & Location

Jun 14, 2022, 8:30 AM – Jun 16, 2022, 4:00 PM

McDonough and Fulton CFBs, 1601 W Jackson St #100, Macomb, IL 61455, USA

About the event

AITC Summer Ag Institute 2022

Tuesday, June 14

8:30                    Meet & Greet at McDonough County Farm Bureau 1601 W Jackson St. Macomb, IL 61455

9:00-12:00       Chris Wyant from IAITC presents

12-1:30               Lunch

1:30-2:30          IL Corn commodity speaker

2:30-3:30          IL Soybean commodity speaker

Wednesday, June 15

8:30                      Meet at the McDonough County Farm Bureau office/depart for the farm

9:00-11:00          Tour Little Creek Alpaca Farm/2105 N. 50th Rd. Plymouth, IL - phone 309 458-6767

**Close toed shoes are suggested as we will be walking around the pasture area.

   We will also have time to browse/shop? at the shop

11:30-12:45        Lunch at the Old Dairy in Macomb

1:00-2:30            Tour the Ginger Research plot at WIU/ 285 Ember Rd. Macomb, IL  

3:00-4:00           Tour Forgottonia Brewery /324 N. Lafayette St. Macomb, IL 61455 

Thursday, June 16

8:30                    Meet at the Fulton County Farm Bureau/ 15411 N. State 100 Hwy Lewistown, IL 61542

9:00-10:00       Tour Stone Haven Stables/ 23660 Ariel Lane, Canton, IL 61520

10:15-11:30       Tour Harvester Meats/ 200 E. Alder Rd. Canton, IL 61520 phone 309 326-2954

*Lunch included at this stop

1:00-2:00           Tour Barry Fisher Sheep Farm/ 27690 N. Orchard Rd.  Ellisville, IL 61431-9526

2:15-3:30            Tour Gayle Strode Blodgett Bee Farm/ 15651E. Pawnee Dr., Cuba, IL 61427-9208

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