Northern Illinois Farm Show this week

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Held every January for the last 30 years, the 30th annual Northern Illinois Farm Show will take place this Wednesday and Thursday, January 11-12, 2012 at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb. The event is produced by the Cygnus Business Media and will host over 250 local and leading exhibitors showcasing the latest in products and services in the agriculture industry. Coupled with the strong educational programs developed by Extension Services and local Farm Bureaus, as well as the annual Pesticide Applicator Testing, the Northern Illinois Farm Show continues to thrive.

The Northern Illinois Farm Show is a convenient venue for producers in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa to meet with agribusinesses under one roof. Over 8,000 attendees are expected to attend the show which will feature a multitude of highly informative and strong educational programs developed by the University of Illinois Extension Services located in the main meeting room.

Show hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Wednesday, and 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday. Admission is free, parking is $5.00.

The complete seminar information has been developed by the University of Illinois Extension – DeKalb County, DeKalb County Farm Bureau, and DeKalb County Soil & Water Conservation District. Annual Private Pesticide Applicator License Testing will be conducted on-site by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

The NIU Convocation Center is located at 1525 W. Lincoln Hwy. in DeKalb. Click here for more information on the 2012 Northern Illinois Farm Show.

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