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Illinois Department of Agriculture Seeks Participants for 2020 Community Gardenhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21217Illinois Department of Agriculture Seeks Participants for 2020 Community Garden3/9/2020 6:55:19 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture is actively seeking individuals or families who are interested in starting their own gardens and learning more about the local-foods movement.
OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED TO EXPLAIN 2020 GYPSY MOTH TREATMENT PROGRAMhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21156OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED TO EXPLAIN 2020 GYPSY MOTH TREATMENT PROGRAM2/14/2020 5:29:20 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture will hold nine open houses to explain the proposed gypsy moth treatment plans for northern Illinois.
IDOA PROMOTES GRAIN BIN SAFETY WEEK FEBRUARY 16-22, 2020https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21154IDOA PROMOTES GRAIN BIN SAFETY WEEK FEBRUARY 16-22, 20202/13/2020 8:47:07 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture reminds all farm workers to stay safe when working in and around grain bins as part of Grain Bin Safety Week. The annual period for awareness runs from February 16 through February 22.
FIRST ROUND OF GRANDSTAND CONCERTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 ILLINOIS STATE FAIRhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21112FIRST ROUND OF GRANDSTAND CONCERTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 ILLINOIS STATE FAIR1/31/2020 3:05:29 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Following last year’s historically successful state fair season which generated record-breaking revenue and the highest grandstand attendance in years, Illinois State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon announced six of the eleven concerts for the 2020 Illinois State Fair today.
MOTORCYCLE RACING RETURNS TO DU QUOIN STATE FAIRGROUNDS THIS SUMMERhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21083MOTORCYCLE RACING RETURNS TO DU QUOIN STATE FAIRGROUNDS THIS SUMMER1/27/2020 4:44:16 PMDu Quoin, IL – Professional motorcycle racing will return to the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds racetrack this summer. RPM Promotions $50,000 Horsepower National is set for July 25, 2020, marking a return of the sport after a five-year hiatus.
Pritzker Administration Releases Applications for Cannabis Infuser, Transporter and Craft Grower Licenses https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21010Pritzker Administration Releases Applications for Cannabis Infuser, Transporter and Craft Grower Licenses 1/7/2020 8:00:13 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has opened the application process for Cannabis Infuser, Transporter and Craft Grower Licenses, including for social equity applicants.
ALL CULTIVATION CENTERS IN ILLINOIS ARE NOW APPROVED TO GROW FOR ADULT USEhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20970ALL CULTIVATION CENTERS IN ILLINOIS ARE NOW APPROVED TO GROW FOR ADULT USE12/23/2019 4:03:47 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has now approved all 21 cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult use. The department has approved the three outstanding cultivating licenses authorized under state law.
2020 Illinois Conservation Cropping Seminars Scheduledhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=209612020 Illinois Conservation Cropping Seminars Scheduled12/18/2019 10:06:42 PMSpringfield, IL–Illinois’ annual Conservation Cropping Seminars will be held January 21, 22 and 23 in three locations statewide. Each one-day seminar will feature guest speakers focused on sustainable and regenerative agricultural practices.
2020 CERTIFIED LIVESTOCK MANAGER TRAINING WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCEDhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=209522020 CERTIFIED LIVESTOCK MANAGER TRAINING WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCED12/16/2019 10:31:43 PMSpringfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) along with the University of Illinois Extension Service is hosting Certified Livestock Manager Training Workshops for 2020. There will be 10 workshops held throughout the state which will provide Illinois livestock producers the manure management training they need to meet the requirements of the state’s Livestock Management Facilities Act.
REISCH CHARITIES DONATES $10,000 TO ILLINOIS FAIRGROUNDS FOUNDATIONhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20945REISCH CHARITIES DONATES $10,000 TO ILLINOIS FAIRGROUNDS FOUNDATION12/13/2019 10:30:50 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The Food-A-Rama will have a new name and a clean new look for the 2020 Illinois State Fair thanks to a $10,000 sponsorship from Reisch Charities, Brewer of Reisch Gold Top Beer.
TWO MORE ADULT-USE CULTIVATION CENTERS APPROVED FOR GROWINGhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20940TWO MORE ADULT-USE CULTIVATION CENTERS APPROVED FOR GROWING12/13/2019 9:01:08 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved two more cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult-use which becomes legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020.
TWO ADDITIONAL CULTIVATION CENTERS APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWING https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20923TWO ADDITIONAL CULTIVATION CENTERS APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWING 12/10/2019 10:06:40 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved two more cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult-use which becomes legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020.
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Flag Noticehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20910Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Flag Notice12/6/2019 7:28:10 PMPlease lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel from: Sunrise to Sunset on Saturday, December 7, 2019
IDOA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COVER CROP PREMIUM DISCOUNT PROGRAM https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20896IDOA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR COVER CROP PREMIUM DISCOUNT PROGRAM 12/4/2019 4:08:39 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced a fall cover crop discount program for acreage in Illinois planted to cover crops in the fall of 2019 that will be planted to an insurable crop in 2020.
TWO ADDITIONAL CULTIVATION CENTERS APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWING AS DEADLINE APPROACHEShttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20866TWO ADDITIONAL CULTIVATION CENTERS APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWING AS DEADLINE APPROACHES11/22/2019 8:50:11 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved two more cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult-use which becomes legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020.
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ANYONE ON YOUR LIST https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20842THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ANYONE ON YOUR LIST 11/19/2019 10:43:36 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL- The countdown to the 2020 Illinois State Fair is formally underway. Fair officials have announced the start of the 2020 holiday promotional campaign starring the Mega Pass. Now through the end of the year, our 2020 Mega Pass is just $60.
DELAVAN CULTIVATION CENTER APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWINGhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20844DELAVAN CULTIVATION CENTER APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWING11/19/2019 10:56:45 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved another cultivation center to grow cannabis for adult-use which becomes legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020.
NATURE'S GRACE AND WELLNESS, LLC APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWINGhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20827NATURE'S GRACE AND WELLNESS, LLC APPROVED FOR ADULT-USE GROWING11/15/2019 8:26:54 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved another cultivation center that can grow cannabis for adult-use purposes in advance of adult-use cannabis becoming legal on January 1, 2020.
Propane Shortage Prompts Regional Emergency Declarationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20815Propane Shortage Prompts Regional Emergency Declaration11/13/2019 9:46:11 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL – At the request of Governor Pritzker, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a Regional Emergency Declaration to help keep homes warm and dry wet grain.
IDOA APPROVES TENTH CULTIVATION CENTER FOR ADULT-USE GROWINGhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20805IDOA APPROVES TENTH CULTIVATION CENTER FOR ADULT-USE GROWING11/12/2019 3:05:42 PMSPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved another cultivation center that can grow cannabis for adult-use purposes in advance of adult-use cannabis becoming legal on January 1, 2020.