Commercial Agriculture spans a wide range of topics and addresses various producers' needs. The expertise of our local educational specialists combined with the resources of the statewide Illinois Extension system, form a powerful source of information and insight for agricultural producers in our region.
Certified Livestock Manager Training
Livestock facilities in Illinois that house 300 or more animal units must have at least one person certified in the environmental protection aspects of manure management.
Ag Mental Health | Vouchers now available
Asking for help just got easier! Agricultural producers, workers, and their family members can request vouchers through the Illinois Agricultural Mental Health Voucher Program that can be redeemed for three behavioral health sessions in person or online.
Ag in the Classroom
Ag in the Classroom is offered through the University of Illinois Extension Ogle County in partnership with Ogle County Farm Bureau, Carroll County Farm Bureau, Ogle County Soil and Water, and Carroll County Soil and Water. To request materials, please get in touch with Melinda Colbert by phone at 815-732-2191 or by email at email@example.com.