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Biosecurity Measures

BIOSECURITY practices are simple steps you can take to keep diseases out of your farm, and out of our food supply.  Your farm should be a safe zone.  Here’s what you need to know to provide an extra measure of protection for your animals:    

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Gypsy Moth

Links Gypsy Moth in North America US Forest Service Treatment Area Maps Quarantine Quarantine Amendment Federal Quarantine Map Slow The Spread of the Gypsy Moth Project Gypsy Moth History Gypsy moths don't belong in North America. They are native to parts of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa and were first brought to the United States in the

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  • INTERNATIONAL QUARTER HORSE SHOW,
    Apr 17 - 19, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Coliseum; markharrellqh@aol.com , MarkHarrellHorseShows.com , c/o Mark Harrell (618)397-1388
  • Home & Garden Show,
    Sat, Apr 18, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo; c/o Chuck Novak 217-433-6605
  • PURPLE RIBBON SHOWCASE BOER GOAT SALE,
    Sat, Apr 18, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Livestock Center - Dnstairs Ring, Livestock Center - Exhibit/tie Out; Wether Sale 12 pm , Breeding Stock Sale 1 pm , keri_1114@hotmail.com , purpleribbonshowcase.webs.com , c/o Kerrianne Short (217)737-7373
  • GIANT FLEA MARKET,
    Sun, Apr 19, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm , Admission: Adults $1.25 , Children 12 & under - Free , c/o John Crouch (217)529-6939
  • TRADING HANDS KIDS SALE,
    Apr 20 - 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; Daily 9:30 am to 8:30 pm , Julie Rhoads 417/496-5837 , julie@tradinghands.net , www.tradinghands.net , c/o Stuart Metcalf
  • Cowboy Mounted Shooting,
    Apr 24 - 26, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Arena; c/o Wendy Rowden 573-701-2849
  • LINCOLN PILGRIMAGE,
    Apr 24 - 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Infield Mile Track; Abraham Lincoln Council BSA , 217/529-2727 , AskAbe@souting.org , alincolnbsa.org , c/o Andy Whiting (217)529-2727
  • AMERICA'S HEARTLAND CAT SHOW,
    Apr 25 - 26, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Orr Building; 9 AM TO 3 PM , terry@bstreetcattery.com , c/o Terry Bierrie (309)696-4649
  • IILLINOIS NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY PLANT SALE,
    Sat, Apr 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Commodity Pavilion; Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm , Admission: Free , c/o Mary Ring (217)243-6055
  • PET EXPO,
    Sat, Apr 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Exposition Building; Time - 10 am - 2:00 pm , Admission - $3.00 Donation , Dave Carter 217/629-7077 , dcarter@alice.fm , c/o Mark Birtch
  • Farm Safety Day Ag in Classroom,
    Thu, Apr 30, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo;
  • Illinois Cutting Horse Show ,
    May 2 - 3, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Arena; c/o Elaine Jackson 618-499-0606
  • MIDWEST ROCKFEST CONCERT,
    Sat, May 2, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Orr Building; Admission $30.00 , c/o Tom Hart ( 21)726-7700
  • CAROUSEL CONNECTION DRESSAGE SHOW,
    May 2 - 3, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Coliseum; Free Admission , 8 am to 4 pm , dressageshowinfo.com , c/o Lorna Donahue (309)444-8412
  • Flea Market,
    Sun, May 3, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo; c/o John Crouch 217-529-6939
  • ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET,
    Thu, May 7, Illinois State Fairgrounds, The Shed; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm , c/o Luke Sailer (217)785-4873
  • National Area Miniature Horses,
    May 8 - 10, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Show Arena; c/o Dolores Williams 618-806-3022
  • NIAHAC ARABIAN HORSE SHOW,
    May 8 - 10, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Coliseum; Admission: Free , Time: Fri & Sat - 8 am - 9:00 pm , Sun - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm , Ryan 314/717-7683 , ryan.chambersrc@gmail.coc/o Charlotte Kletecka
  • SPRINGFIELD CIVIC GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE,
    Sat, May 9, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Sale Barn 26; Time 8:00 am to noon. , Admission - Free , www.SCGC-IL.org/ , info@SCGC-IL.org , c/o Janet Keistler
  • Dept of Corrections Training,
    May 11 - 15, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo;
  • ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET,
    Thu, May 14, Illinois State Fairgrounds, The Shed; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm , c/o Luke Sailer (217)785-4873
  • AADA ANTIQUE SHOW,
    May 15 - 17, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Orr Building; Admission: Adults - $6.00 , Seniors - $6.00 , Time: May 15th - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm , May 16th - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm , May 17th - 10:00 am - 4:c/o J.R. Angevine (386)822-0557
  • MDA MUSCLE WALK,
    Sat, May 16, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Exposition Building; Admission: Free , Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm , c/o Jenna Warner (217)351-1853
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