Upcoming Meeting

Cover Crops & Nutrient Reduction

March 13, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Illini Center
200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Join us on Monday, March 13th, to discuss Cover Crops & Nutrient Reduction.

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Thank you to those who attended the luncheon on Monday, February 13th, at the Illini Center. Nearly 75 people attended the meeting to hear panelists Guy Turner, Partner of Hyde Park Venture Partners, Corbett Kull, Sr. Director Engineer at The Climate Corporation, Mark Haraburda, CEO of Barchart.com, Inc. (AgriChart), and Matthew Rooda, Founder of SwineTech, Inc. discuss AgTech: The State of the Industry, Callenges and Opportunities. 

The next luncheon will be on Monday, March 13th, at the Illini Center. We will welcome panelists Lauren Lurkins, Director of Natural & Environmental Resources for the Illinois Farm Bureau, Julie Armstrong, Executive Director for the Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council and Chad Bell, Farmer in Mercer County IL, to discuss Cover Crops & Nutrient Reduction. Click here to register today! 


  • Discounted registration fees
  • Subscription to "The Chicago Farmer Magazine"
  • Networking opportunities with the agri-business community
  • Scholarship contribution to students in Agricultural Colleges

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