McLean County Farm Bureau

IL Farm Economic Summits


Take a look at the extraordinary challenges of the 2019 crop year and management strategies for the future at the Illinois Farm Economics Summits.

The programs begin at 8:15 a.m. and ends with lunch each day.

Topics include:

  • 2019 THAT Just Happened
  • What Did We Learn with Delayed Planting? Farm Management Implications
  • Illinois Farm Income: 2019 Projections and Outlook for 2020
  • The ARC/PLC Decision in the New Farm Bill
  • Trade, MFP and Policy Directions
  • Grain Price Outlook for 2020

Cost to attend is $80 in advance or $85 at the door. You can save $5 by registering online by Dec. 9 at

Dates & Locations:

  • Monday, December 16 – Mt. Vernon Holiday Inn
  • Tuesday, December 17 – Springfield Crowne Plaza
  • Wednesday, December 18 – Peoria Par-A-Dice Casino
  • Thursday, December 19 – Dekalb Faranda’s Banquet Center
  • Friday, December 20 – Champaign I Hotel

Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension & FBFM.

Click here for the program brochure