Illinois State Fair

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There is something about being inside a State Fair Grounds before it opens. Walking the grounds without a crowd is magical. At least that’s how it felt when I took a walk around before the Media Day event. The event explains all the new fun facts for the 2019 Illinois State Fair! Illinois Director of […]

The Ag Tour at the Illinois State Fair and old iron


This week the Illinois State Fair opens and I must say that I am impressed that the new focus in on agriculture. As a farmer’s wife and writer for farm equipment and farming it is nice to see farming in the forefront. Phillip Nelson, Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture stated, “We have a […]

The 44th Annual Agricultural Legislative Day

Each year if possible, I attend this event and cover it for Farm World. I am always quite amazed and impressed to meet the FFA officers and youth like Summer Robbins, the newly crowned 2014 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen and see their poise and ease with the public. Ms. Robbins was only crowned in […]