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Unless otherwise noted, area code is 217.

Consumer Services

Agricultural Statistics492-4295
Egg and Egg Products Inspection524-1550
Electronic Scanner Inspections785-8301
Fuel Quality Inspections785-8301
Gas Pump Inspections785-8301
Horsemeat Program782-6657
ISO 9000785-8480
Length, Mass, Volume and Temperature Testing785-8301
Market News785-5710
Meats Chemistry Testing618/532-6701
Meat and Poultry Administrative Hearings785-6684
Meat and Poultry Brokers and Broker Licensing785-6684
Meat and Poultry Complaints785-6684
Meat and Poultry Compliance785-6684
Meat and Poultry Labeling782-6684
Meat and Poultry Plant billed Overtime782-6684
Meat and Poultry Plant Blue Prints782-6684
Meat and Poultry Licensing782-6684
Meat and Poultry Plant Owner Inquiries782-6684
Meat and Poultry Processing782-6684
Meat and Poultry Specimen Permits782-6684
Meat and Poultry Truck Wrecks785-6684
Meat Samples Testing782-6684
Moisture Meter Testing785-8301
Personal Property Warehouse Licensing and Inspection785-8320
Prepackaged Goods Inspections785-8301
Refrigerated Warehouses Program785-4709
Registered Service Person Program785-8301
Scales Inspections785-8301
State II Vapor Recover Inspections785-8301

County Fairs and Horse Racing

Breeder Incentive Programs782-4231
County Fair Funding782-7411
County Fair Horse Racing782-4231
Foal Registration782-4231
Horse Racing Promotions782-4231

DuQuoin State Fair

AgriLand Expo (Farm Progress Companies)708/690-5600
Grandstand Entertainment618/542-1515
Grounds Maintenance618/542-1515
Horse Events618/542-1515
Livestock Competitions618/542-1515
Space Rental618/542-1515
Special Events618/542-1515

Grain Industry

Anhydrous Ammonia Facility Safety Inspections785-8212
Animal Feed Inspection and Analysis785-8212
Animal Feed Registration785-8356
Feed Registration and Analysis785-8502
Fertilizer Inspection and Analysis785-8212
Fertilizer Registration785-8349
Grain Dealer and Warehouse Examination785-8302
Grain Dealer and Warehouse Licensing785-8321
Grain Elevator Failures785-8302
Illinois Grain Insurance Fund785-8308
Market News and Information785-5710
Moisture Meter Testing785-8301
Pet Food785-8212
Scale Inspections785-8301
Seed Inspection and Analysis785-8212
Seed Licensing785-8462
Service Seed Testing785-8487

Illinois State Fair

Fair Space Rental524-2291
Farm Expo524-9130
Grandstand Entertainment782-1979
Grounds Maintenance524-7992
Horse Events782-0786
Livestock Competitions782-1524
Livestock Drug Testing785-4740
News Media Coordination782-6661
Non-Fair Space Rental782-1698
Parking Passes782-0775
Special Events785-3482
State Fair Concessions524-2291
Twilight Parade785-3482

Land and Water Resources

Agricultural Areas 785-4458
Conservation 2000 785-7658
Cost-Share Grants 785-7658
Erosion & Sediment Control Program 785-7658
Farmland Protection/Conversion 785-4458
Groundwater Withdrawals 785-1081
Henry White Farm 785-5594
Mined Land Reclamation 785-4389
Public Utilities and Transportation Projects 785-4458
Soil and Water Conservation District Support 785-1081
Soil Information and Maps 785-4389
Soil Surveys 785-4389
Streambank Stabilization Program 785-7658
Sustainable Agriculture Grants 785-5594
Transect (Soil Conservation) Surveys 785-7658
Water Quality Coordination 785-7658
Zoning and Land Use Planning 785-4458

Livestock and Pet Industries

Animal Care Complaints782-6657
Animal Control Program782-6657
Animal Disease Laboratories
   Galesburg Laboratory309/344-2451
   Centralia Laboratory618/532-6701
Animal Feed Inspection and Analysis785-8212
Animal Feed Registration785-8356
Avian Influenza782-4944
Bees and Apiaries Program785-4754
Brand Registration782-6657
Cattle Disease Programs782-4944
Composting, Animal782-6657
Dead Animal Disposal Program782-6657
Disease Eradication Programs782-4944
Exhibition Requirements782-4944
Exotic Animals782-6657
Feed Registration and Analysis785-8502
Horse Meat Program782-6657
Interstate Health Requirements782-4944
Lagoon Registration and Closure785-4754
Livestock Auction Markets782-4944
Livestock Dealers782-4944
Livestock Facility Complaints785-4754
Livestock Facility Manager Certification785-4754
Livestock Facility Odor Control785-4754
Livestock Facility Registration785-4754
Livestock Scale Inspections785-8301
Market News and Information785-5710
National Poultry Improvement Plan782-4494
Permits For Animal Importation782-4944
Pet Food785-8212
Pet Industries Regulation782-6657
Rabies Prevention Program782-6657
Scales Inspections785-8301
Serology Testing
   Serology Laboratory785-4771
   Galesburg Laboratory309/344-2451
   Centralia Laboratory618/532-6701
Setback Distances785-4754
Sheep Disease Programs782-4944
Swine Disease Programs782-4944
Toxicology (poison diagnosis)618/532-6701
Waste Management785-4754

Marketing and Promotion

Ag in the Classroom 785-7799
Agribusiness Development / Grants 785-5848
Agribusiness Trade Shows 524-9130
Agritourism 782-0767
Alternative Agriculture/New Uses 785-7799
Centennial / Sesquicentennial Farms Program 524-9129
Commodity Board Elections 524-9130
Domestic Marketing Assistance - Food 524-3012
Domestic Trade Leads 782-8110
Egg Promotion 785-7799
Export Assistance - Agribusiness 782-4755
Export Assistance - Food 782-5809
Export Trade Leads 782-2581
Farmer's Markets 524-9129
Food Trade Shows 524-3012
Grain and Livestock Market Information 785-5710
Hay 782-4925
Illinois Products Logo Program 524-9130
In-store Promotions 524-3012
Marketing Information System (Food and Agribusiness database) 524-9129
Marketing Perspectives (monthly electronic newsletter) 524-9129
New Food Product Development 524-3012
Organics 524-9129
Specialty Crops 524-9129
Statistics 492-4295
Wine 782-0767

Pesticide Regulation

Agrichemical Facility Containment Program524-7799
Agrichemical Facility Response Action Program524-7799
Applicator and Operator Licensing and Certification785-8312
Container Recycling524-9128
Laboratory Analysis
   Pesticide Lab524-3255
   Centralia Lab618/532-6701
Lawn Care Products Containment Program 524-7799
Misuse Complaints785-5478
Noxious Weeds785-5478
Product Registration785-5478

Plant Nursery Program

Christmas Tree Inspections815/787-5476
Exportation of Seeds, Plants and Plant Products815/787-5476
Gypsy Moth Eradication815/787-5476
Pine Shoot Beetle Quarantine815/787-5476
Plant Nursery Inspections815/787-5476


Agricultural Board of Advisors785-3194
Agricultural Cooperatives785-8321
Agricultural Statistics492-4295
Auditor Inquiries785-4871
Computer Data Exchange785-5850
Council on Food and Agricultural Research785-3194
Crisis Response Team785-4735
Federal Agricultural Policy785-6147
Freedom of Information Act524-6905
Internet Access785-5860
Legislative Inquiries785-3194
Market News785-5710
News Media Inquiries785-9272
Personal Property Warehouses785-8321
Teamwork Newsletter Submissions785-9272