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IL Dept. of Agriculture Offers New Monthly Newsletterhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19188IL Dept. of Agriculture Offers New Monthly Newsletter9/27/2018 3:58:46 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture has a new tool to keep you connected to Illinois agriculture – Common Ground, a monthly e-newsletter from IDOA. Open attachment below to view the September 2018 edition of Common Ground.
ILLINOIS GRAIN TOUR BEGINS MONDAYhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19189ILLINOIS GRAIN TOUR BEGINS MONDAY9/26/2018 7:34:30 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Beginning Monday, the Illinois Department of Agriculture will host more than 20 international buyers from four different countries in an effort to increase export sales for the Illinois grain industry. During the past five years, the Illinois Grain Tour has generated more than $205 million in sales of grain, oilseeds, DDGS, and equipment.
DESPITE RAINY START, 2018 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEARhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18181DESPITE RAINY START, 2018 DU QUOIN STATE FAIR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR9/21/2018 6:30:41 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Despite a rainy start, attendance on Family Night on Friday, August 24th, was up nearly 40 percent, propelling the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair toward another successful year.
SEPT. 16-22 IS NATIONAL FARM SAFETY AND HEALTH WEEKhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18167SEPT. 16-22 IS NATIONAL FARM SAFETY AND HEALTH WEEK9/17/2018 8:06:40 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – As another harvest season begins, the Illinois Department of Agriculture reminds all farm workers to stay safe, not only during harvest, but year-round.
GREAT WEATHER, OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT MADE FOR SUCCESSFUL 2018 ILLINOIS STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18147GREAT WEATHER, OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT MADE FOR SUCCESSFUL 2018 ILLINOIS STATE FAIR9/7/2018 8:42:11 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Excellent weather conditions, an outstanding Grandstand lineup, and an increase in vendor sales made for another successful year at the Illinois State Fair.
FRIDAY IS ILLINOIS TOURISM DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18123FRIDAY IS ILLINOIS TOURISM DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/30/2018 7:21:53 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Friday, August 31st is Illinois Tourism Day at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair! Here are just a few highlights of the events for Wednesday:
ALL-STAR DRIVERS RETURN TO RACE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR "MAGIC MILE" https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18124ALL-STAR DRIVERS RETURN TO RACE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR "MAGIC MILE" 8/31/2018 3:17:05 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Two of the most prolific and popular racing drivers in motorsport history return to the Du Quoin State Fair on Labor Day weekend. Ken Schrader and Tony Stewart will face more than two dozen competitors on the “Magic Mile” Sunday and Monday during the USAC Silver Crown Ted Horn 100, ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards General Tire Grabber 100, and DIRTcar UMP Modifieds.
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY DURING LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18127FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY DURING LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/31/2018 6:48:53 PMDU QUOIN, IL – You’ll find fun for the whole family Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair! Labor Day weekend is packed full of events – here are just a few highlights:
THURSDAY IS SPONSOR APPRECIATION DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18120THURSDAY IS SPONSOR APPRECIATION DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/29/2018 8:35:13 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Thursday, August 30th is Sponsor Appreciation Day at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair! Here are just a few highlights of the events for Wednesday:
WEDNESDAY IS SENIOR DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18111WEDNESDAY IS SENIOR DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/28/2018 8:47:32 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Wednesday, August 29th is Senior Day at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair! Senior citizens ages 60 and older get free admission to the Fair on Wednesday. Here are just a few highlights of the events for Wednesday:
TUESDAY IS DEMOCRAT DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18103TUESDAY IS DEMOCRAT DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/27/2018 9:20:14 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Tuesday, August 28th is Democrat Day at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair! Here are just a few highlights of the events for Tuesday:
TWO NIGHTS OF ITPA TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLS AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18102TWO NIGHTS OF ITPA TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLS AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/27/2018 9:08:51 PMDU QUOIN, IL – The much anticipated ITPA truck & tractor pulls are returning to the Du Quoin State Fair for two nights of fun on August 27 & 28. Long times fans and first-timers alike won’t want to miss this display of raw power and unyielding excitement.
MONDAY IS AGRICULTURE YOUTH DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18093MONDAY IS AGRICULTURE YOUTH DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/27/2018 2:40:21 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Monday, August 27th is Agriculture Youth Day at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair! Here are just a few highlights of the events for Monday:
SATURDAY IS GOVERNOR'S DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18092SATURDAY IS GOVERNOR'S DAY AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/24/2018 8:38:57 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Saturday, August 25th is Governor’s Day at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair! While Governor Rauner attends several days of the Du Quoin State Fair, this is his day to host special guests and meet fairgoers. Here are just a few highlights of the events for Saturday:
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR GRANDSTAND CONCERTS AT DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18073TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR GRANDSTAND CONCERTS AT DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/22/2018 9:27:30 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Tickets are still available for seven star-studded performances in the Grandstand at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair.
FREE ADMISSION, PARKING FOR OPENING NIGHT OF DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18074FREE ADMISSION, PARKING FOR OPENING NIGHT OF DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/22/2018 9:28:34 PMDU QUOIN, IL – It’s just more than 24 hours until the start of the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair!
CELEBRATE ILLINOIS' BICENTENNIAL AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18065CELEBRATE ILLINOIS' BICENTENNIAL AT THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/22/2018 2:39:58 PMDU QUOIN, IL – August 26, 2018, marks the day 200 years ago that Illinois adopted its state Constitution. Signature Bicentennial celebrations are planned across the state on Sunday, including at the Du Quoin State Fair.
PORTRAIT OF A SOLDIER, TRAVELING MEMORIAL WALL HONOR VETERANS AT DUQUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18067PORTRAIT OF A SOLDIER, TRAVELING MEMORIAL WALL HONOR VETERANS AT DUQUOIN STATE FAIR8/22/2018 7:35:36 PMDU QUOIN, IL – Sunday, August 26, is Veterans Day at the Du Quoin State Fair! We’re proud to partner with the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs to offer free admission for veterans at this year’s fair. All veterans and their immediate family will receive free admission to the fair with proper identification.
DU QUOIN STATE FAIR HONORS FIRST BICENTENNIAL FARM FAMILY AS TWILIGHT PARADE GRAND MARSHALShttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18059DU QUOIN STATE FAIR HONORS FIRST BICENTENNIAL FARM FAMILY AS TWILIGHT PARADE GRAND MARSHALS8/21/2018 4:03:25 PMDU QUOIN, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture is proud to announce that Gerald and Betty Brown of Jonesboro, Illinois, will be the Grand Marshals for the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair Twilight Parade on Friday, August 24.
MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18062MOO MOO CLASSIC RETURNS TO THE DU QUOIN STATE FAIR8/21/2018 8:21:22 PMDU QUOIN, IL – The Moo Moo Classic is back to once again kick off the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair. This is a free event that’s open to the public and serves as the unofficial opening of the Du Quoin State Fair.