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USDA APHIS Announces Final Animal Disease Traceability Rulehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=30056USDA APHIS Announces Final Animal Disease Traceability Rule5/23/2024 3:42:13 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – One of the most critical activities in an animal disease response is tracing the movement of animals. An efficient and accurate traceability system reduces the number of animals involved and response time required in a disease investigation, which in turn, reduces the economic impact on owners and affected communities.
Illinois State Fair Announces Event Lineup in The Arenahttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=30038Illinois State Fair Announces Event Lineup in The Arena5/17/2024 2:20:56 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Arena will host a variety of family friendly events during the 2024 Illinois State Fair. Tickets for all of these fan-favorite events are on sale now.
DU QUOIN STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES 2024 GRANDSTAND LINEUPhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=30012DU QUOIN STATE FAIR ANNOUNCES 2024 GRANDSTAND LINEUP5/13/2024 7:53:38 PM
17th ANNUAL ILLINOIS PRODUCT FARMERS MARKET BEGINS MAY 16TH WITH KIDS' ACTIVITIES, FAIR FOOD FAVORITES, DRAWINGS AND MOREhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=3000217th ANNUAL ILLINOIS PRODUCT FARMERS MARKET BEGINS MAY 16TH WITH KIDS' ACTIVITIES, FAIR FOOD FAVORITES, DRAWINGS AND MORE5/9/2024 9:28:09 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture’s (IDOA) Illinois Product Farmers Market will begin with “Opening Day” at the Market, Thursday, May 16 from 3:30 –7 p.m. at The Shed on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
GRAMMY Award Winner Lil Wayne to headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand on Wednesday, August 14thhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29993GRAMMY Award Winner Lil Wayne to headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand on Wednesday, August 14th5/8/2024 9:31:21 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Fair has announced that five-time GRAMMY award-winning, multiplatinum rap icon Lil Wayne will headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand on Wednesday, August 14.
ASIAN LONGHORNED TICK CONFIRMED IN ILLINOIShttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29981ASIAN LONGHORNED TICK CONFIRMED IN ILLINOIS5/6/2024 5:01:24 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois is the 20th state to discover the Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis). The tick, considered an invasive species, was found on April 12 during routine active tick surveillance in Morgan County as part of an Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) grant-funded active tick surveillance program.
Illinois State Fair, Ridgely Elementary School Unveil Winners of 2024 Postcard Contesthttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29953Illinois State Fair, Ridgely Elementary School Unveil Winners of 2024 Postcard Contest4/30/2024 7:12:46 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – For the second year in a row, Springfield Public Schools District 186 and the Illinois State Fair teamed up for a unique opportunity for students at Ridgely Elementary.
IDOA & IDPH MONITORING H5N1 INFLUENZA IN DAIRY CATTLEhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29947IDOA & IDPH MONITORING H5N1 INFLUENZA IN DAIRY CATTLE4/26/2024 8:40:27 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – While no cases have been reported in Illinois, federal agencies confirmed the detection of H5N1 influenza virus in dairy herds in eight states across the U.S. The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are working closely to monitor the situation and are jointly coordinating prevention and response measures.
Illinois State Fair to Host 100 Days Out Celebrationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29915Illinois State Fair to Host 100 Days Out Celebration4/22/2024 6:01:18 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – If you need a State Fair food fix, the wait is over. The Illinois State Fair invites the public to a 100 Days Out celebration on Tues., April 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Reisch Pavilion on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
IDOA SCHEDULES CLEAN SWEEP COLLECTION IN CENTRAL ILLINOIShttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29900IDOA SCHEDULES CLEAN SWEEP COLLECTION IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS4/18/2024 2:28:03 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL. – Residents of 11 Illinois counties can dispose of unwanted agrichemicals for free this year through the Illinois Department of Agriculture’s (IDOA) agricultural pesticide “Clean Sweep” program.
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO OFFER FREE RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR AGRICHEMICAL CONTAINERShttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29874ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO OFFER FREE RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR AGRICHEMICAL CONTAINERS4/11/2024 2:29:33 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) encourages farmers and agrichemical facilities to take part in a free agrichemical container recycling program. Beginning in the middle of July and continuing into August, sites throughout the state will collect containers that are recycled to make shipping pallets.
GRAMMY Award-Winning The Smashing Pumpkins to headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand on Friday, August 16thhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29825GRAMMY Award-Winning The Smashing Pumpkins to headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand on Friday, August 16th4/4/2024 8:26:31 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois State Fair has announced that two-time GRAMMY award-winning The Smashing Pumpkins will headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand on Friday, August 16.
OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED TO EXPLAIN 2024 SPONGY MOTH TREATMENT PROGRAMhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29790OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED TO EXPLAIN 2024 SPONGY MOTH TREATMENT PROGRAM3/25/2024 3:35:21 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) will hold two open houses to explain its most recent plan to treat parts of northwest Illinois for the destructive Spongy Moth (previously called gypsy moth)
Miranda Lambert to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29762Miranda Lambert to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand 3/19/2024 3:38:14 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Three-time GRAMMY winner and the most-awarded artist in Academy of Country Music history Miranda Lambert will perform at the Illinois State Fair on Sat., Aug. 17.
OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED TO EXPLAIN 2024 SPONGY MOTH TREATMENT PROGRAMhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29746OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED TO EXPLAIN 2024 SPONGY MOTH TREATMENT PROGRAM3/14/2024 3:21:56 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) will hold an open house to explain its most recent plan to treat parts of northwest Illinois for the destructive Spongy Moth (previously called gypsy moth) on March 27, 2024, 3 to 6 p.m. at the Galena Public Library, 601 S. Bench St., Galena, IL 61036.
Jonas Brothers to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29720Jonas Brothers to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand 3/12/2024 3:20:58 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Jonas Brothers, one of the most successful groups of the 21st century, are performing at the Illinois State Fair on Thurs., Aug. 15.
Keith Urban to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29688Keith Urban to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand 3/5/2024 4:09:09 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Two-time, CMA Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban will perform at the Illinois State Fair on Fri., Aug. 9 with special guest MacKenzie Porter.
25th Illinois Product Expo Returns to Illinois State Fairgrounds March 2-3https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=2966625th Illinois Product Expo Returns to Illinois State Fairgrounds March 2-32/28/2024 4:31:38 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) will host the Illinois Product Expo March 2 and 3 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
Mötley Crüe to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstandhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29661Mötley Crüe to Headline the Illinois State Fair Grandstand2/27/2024 4:29:32 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Mötley Crüe will rock the Grandstand at the Illinois State Fair on Sat., Aug. 10.
Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Launches Online Registration for Eclipse Weekend Campinghttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=29664Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Launches Online Registration for Eclipse Weekend Camping2/26/2024 9:17:52 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Just in time for the total solar eclipse that will bring tourists from around the world, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announces convenient online registration for campers at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds.