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


Bureau of Marketing & Promotions

Ag Education Partners
Illinois Agricultural Education has many partners. Without the tireless efforts of thousands of individuals and organizations, Illinois Agriculture Education would never have been able to accomplish everything that it has over the past 50 years. Please visit the Ag Education Partners links to learn more about a few of these dedicated organizations.

Agricultural Legislative Day
The annual Illinois Agricultural Legislative Day (IALD) is held each March around the first day of Spring and National Agriculture Week. This event provides an opportunity for representatives from farm and agricultural commodity organizations and other diverse agriculture interest groups to meet with their respective state senators and representatives as well as the other sponsoring organizations.

American Egg Board

Hosting Foreign Delegations
The IL Dept of Agriculture often hosts foreign delegations visiting our state to learn more about our agriculture and our agribusinesses. Whether the group's focus is governmental, commercial trade, or academics and research, we try to accommodate in a way that promotes Illinois as a valuable partner.

Illinois State Fair - Children's Tent
Family friendly place where Mom and Dad can rest while the young ones PLAY: gathering groceries, riding toy tractors, making shadow puppets on stage, watching baby chicks, coloring, playing games, story time, hand washing with Henry the Hand and a variety of other activities!