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Funding Available for Organic Farmers and Handlers Through National Cost-Share Program

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Growers and handlers of organic agricultural products can now recover part of the cost of their USDA certification. The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has been notified it will receive $202,800 to reimburse producers and handlers who either obtain or renew their certification in the federal fiscal year that ends September 30, 2015. The reimbursement covers 75 perc

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  • IL Arab Inc. Arabian Horse Show,
    May 27 - 31, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Livestock Center - Dnstairs Ring, Coliseum; Free Admission , 7 am to 10 pm , c/o Dennis Riehl (309)657-9844
  • CENTRAL IL SENIOR CELEBRATION,
    Thu, May 28, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Orr Building; 9 am to 2 pm , www.aginginc.org , c/o Debbie Deopere ( 21)787-9234
  • ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET,
    Thu, May 28, Illinois State Fairgrounds, The Shed; 4 pm to 7 pm , c/o Luke Sailer (217)785-4873
  • Illinois Cutting Horse Show,
    May 30 - 31, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Show Arena; c/o Elaine Jackson 618-499-0606
  • Dani Boston ,
    Sat, May 30, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo Hall ;
  • Interagency Committee on Pesticides,
    Thu, Jun 4, Ill. Dept. of Agriculture- Room - Nat Res 1, State Fairgrounds
    Springfield;
  • ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET,
    Thu, Jun 4, Illinois State Fairgrounds, The Shed; 4 pm. to 7 p.m. , c/o Luke Sailer (217)785-4873
  • Interagency Committee on Pesticides,
    Thu, Jun 4, Ill. Dept. of Agriculture- Room - Nat Res 1, State Fairgrounds, Springfield;
  • National Area 4 Show Mini Horses,
    Jun 5 - 7, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Arena ; c/o Deloris Williams 618-806-3022
  • National Mini Horse Show,
    Jun 5 - 7, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Arena;
  • Indian Hills,
    Jun 5 - 7, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Indian Hills;
  • Shriners Circus,
    Jun 6 - 7, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Grandstand ;
  • LUCAS OIL MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALS POWERED BY RAM,
    Jun 6 - 7, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Multi-purpose Arena; Emily Boden , 859/991-2120 , c/o Mike Moore
  • DQ Jaycees Fishing Tournament,
    Sat, Jun 6, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds;
  • Flea Market,
    Sun, Jun 7, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo Hall; c/o John Crouch 217-529-6939
  • ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET,
    Thu, Jun 11, Illinois State Fairgrounds, The Shed; 4 pm to 7 pm , c/o Luke Sailer (217)785-4873
  • Hughey Wedding ,
    Sat, Jun 13, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, SIC;
  • WIU HOOF N HORN SWINE SHOW,
    Sat, Jun 13, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Swine Barn; Show 8 am , c/o Mark Hoge (309)298-2537
  • IPSC JACKPOT SWINE SHOW,
    Sun, Jun 14, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Swine Barn; Show 8 am , c/o Chuck Gocken (815)867-6159
  • MIDWEST CHARITY HORSE SHOW,
    Jun 16 - 20, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Artisans Building, Coliseum; Admission: Free , Time: Performances - 11:00 am - 6:30 pm , c/o Judy Kjellander (217)793-0670
  • IN/KY/ILL Quarter Horse ,
    Jun 17 - 20, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Arena ; c/o Kathy Creek 1-812-385-6235
  • CHIANINA MAINE JR. NATIONALS,
    Jun 18 - 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Barn 30 S Showing Jr Nationals, Orr Building, Building 30 - Cattle Tie-outs; Admission: Free , Time: 5 am - 10 pm , c/o Deveon Steward (816)858-9954
  • ILLINOIS PRODUCTS FARMERS' MARKET,
    Thu, Jun 18, Illinois State Fairgrounds, The Shed; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. , c/o Luke Sailer (217)785-4873
  • AMERICAN OXFORD SHEEP SHOW & SALE,
    Jun 19 - 20, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Sheep Barn - North; www.americanoxfords.org , c/o David Trotter (812)256-3478
  • CFA MIDWEST REGIONAL CAT SHOW,
    Jun 20 - 21, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; Admission: $5.00 Children $2.00 , www.cfamidwest.org , brtzohny@mchsi.com , c/o Cathy Dunham (217)370-7871
  • Horsemanship ,
    Jun 20 - 21, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Southern Illinois Center ;
  • CPS NATIONAL SWINE SHOW,
    Jun 24 - 27, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Commodity Pavilion, Swine Barn, Sheep Barn - South; 6 am to midnight , cpsswine.com , c/o Jack Wall (309)691-0151
  • CAR CRAFT,
    Jun 26 - 28, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Grounds;
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