Happy National Ag Day!

National Ag Day is a time when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America gather to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American Agriculture. As the world population soars, there is even greater demand for the food, fiber and renewable resources produced in the United States.

Did you know that:

Illinois is the #1 soybean producing state in the country.

15% of ALL U.S. Soybeans are produced right here in Illinois!

Illinois is the #2 corn producing state in the country

13% of our country’s supply of corn is grown on Illinois Farms

Crop land makes up 76% of Illinois

Celebrate today by enjoying locally grown agricultural products!! #thankafarmer