Commercial Agriculture spans a wide range of topics and works to address the needs of various producers. 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. 

Check out the Illinois Extension State Agriculture & Natural Resources website for more information.

  • Illinois Pesticide Review: The Illinois Pesticide Review provides concise information on legislation, regulations, and other developments directly impacting pesticide use in Illinois.
  • Illinois Farm Management Handbook: Includes operation cost estimates, farmland leasing and rental forms, budgets, fact sheets, and other financial information
  • EZregs: Making sense of Illinois agricultural and horticultural regulations
  • farmdoc:  A very useful center that will help you better manage and operate your farm operation.
  • Certified Crop Adviser: Take classes and earn Certified Crop Adviser credit.
  • Certified Livestock Manager Training: Register for workshops or online classes to receive certification.