Serving DuPage, Kane and Kendall Counties

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. Looking for an answer to a specific question? Scroll down to see the many resources available including farmdoc and Weekly Update, or contact Russel Higgins (below) or another one of our educators.

2019 YIELD SURVEY is now available (online version) (PDF version)

2020 SMALL FARMS webinars (register online) (PDF flyer)

2020 SOIL & WATER MANAGEMENT seminar in St. Charles (register online) (PDF flyer)

Russel Higgins
Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture
rahiggin@illinois.edu
815-942-2725
  • Illinois Pesticide Review: The Illinois Pesticide Review provides concise information on legislation, regulations, and other developments directly impacting pesticide use in Illinois.
  • The Bulletin: Weekly bulletins during the growing season, letting you know what problem pests to look for before they reach your field
  • Weekly Outlook: Published each Monday, addresses current and prospective developments in crop and livestock markets