State Fairgrounds - P.O. Box 19281 - Springfield, IL 62794-9281 - 217/782-2172 - TDD 217/524-6858 - Fax 217/785-4505

Business Assistance

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Why Illinois?

  • Illinois leads the U.S. in processed food sales.
  • Illinois is 2nd in the nation in corn and soybean production
  • Illinois is 3rd in the nation for the number of farmers' markets
  • Illinois is 4th in the nation for agricultural exports
  • Illinois is 5th in the nation for processed food exports.
November 2014
Marketing Newsletter