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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) and the Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association (IFCA) urge fertilizer dealers and farmers to practice both safety and stewardship this fall when applying anhydrous ammonia to prevent accidents and protect water quality. Anhydrous ammonia is a nitrogen fertilizer that is essential to crop development.  However, wh

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  • CPE Dog Trial,
    Nov 1 - 2, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring; Admission: Free , Time: Sat. and Sun. 6:00 am - 8:00 pm , Contact: Laurie Glencross , c/o Laurie Glencross (217)423-3438
  • Flea Market,
    Sun, Nov 2, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo Hall; $1.50, 8:30am, 4:30pm, c/o John Crouch
  • General Election,
    Tue, Nov 4, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; Polls Open: 6:00am - 7:00pm , c/o Stacey Kern (217)753-6740
  • National Fed of Prof Bullriders,
    Nov 7 - 8, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, SIC ; c/o Clint Jackson 417-260-1600
  • Quarter Midget Races,
    Nov 8 - 9, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Coliseum; Time: Sat. & Sun. 6:00 am - 5:00 pm , Admission: Free , c/o Virginia Barnard
  • Illinois Local Food, Farm, and Jobs Council,
    Thu, Nov 13, Heartland Community College, 1500 West Raab Rd
  • IDHS,
    Thu, Nov 13, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, 2nd Heat;
  • Illinois Local Food, Farm, and Jobs Council,
    Thu, Nov 13, Heartland Community College, 1500 West Raab Rd, Normal;
  • Indoor Softball,
    Nov 14 - 16, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, SIC; c/o Bill Asbury 618-357-1897
  • Dept. of Juvnile Justice Screening,
    Thu, Nov 20, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, 2nd Heating ; c/o Wes Wilt 618-521-0262