Tricia Braid

Nov 11, 2014  |  Today's News

The 2014 Illinois Commodity Conference is teaming with the Farm Assets Conference to offer a two-day event that will take place Monday, November 24th and Tuesday, November 25th, at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Normal, IL.  You can register early and attend both events for only $75! 

The Illinois Commodity Conference brings together crop growers and livestock producers from all over the state to discuss the trials and triumphs the agricultural industry faces.  This year’s theme is “Striving to Sustainably Feed the World”.   On-site registration begins at 7:30 with a full day of speakers to follow.


                     Richard Levick, Chairman and CEO of LEVICK, a global strategic communications firm.

  • “Farmers Needed: Field to Market”

                    Rod Snyder, President of Field to Market

  • “Water Quality Control”

                    Caroline Wade, Nutrient Watershed Manager at IL Corn

                    Mike Plumer, Coordinator of CBMP

  • “The Intersection of CAFO and WOTUS”

                    Lauren Lurkins, Director of Natural & Environmental Resources at ILFB

                    Ted Funk, PhD, PE, Engineering Consultant, University of Illinois (retired).

  • PepsiCo: Attaining Sustainability


The Farm Assets Conference hopes to provide farmers and landowners decision making tools for their business assets.  The $25 registration fee includes the noon meal.  Those attending can expect to hear pricing information on agricultural commodities from WILLAg’s regular ON AIR experts, learn how the new farm bill might impact crop insurance decisions going forward, how to effectively analyze and choose between the new federal ARC and PLC programs, and explore the value of farm land.  You can register online at or call 800-898-1065. 

Registration for ICC is $65 before November 15 and $90 after November 15.  Registration for WILLAg’s Farm Assets Conference is $25.  You can save by registering for both events before November 15 for only $75! Click here to download the registration form.