Illinois ag day celebrated at state capitol

Illinois ag day celebrated at state capitol

The many facets of Illinois agriculture are represented at Illinois Ag Legislative Day.

House Ag Committee Minority Leader and Okawville Farmer Charlie Meier tells Brownfield it’s about celebrating the state‚Äôs number one industry.

“We’re here to highlight it and let it be the backbone of Illinois the way its been the last 200 years.”

He says even though there are many new members of the general assembly this year, agriculture is well represented.

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