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  • Bill and Michelle Unland from Cass County, Illinois
  • Closed Presidents Day Feb 20, 2017

Enduring the ups & downs of the agriculture roller coaster

Farmers with the staying power to endure twists and turns possess common traits and practices through both the prosperous and challenging cycles of the ag economy.​

Cultivating Master Farmers Recruiting Class of 2019

Recruitment is underway for the Cultivating Master Farmers Class of 2019. This program brings together a class of young farmers and Prairie Farmer Master Farmers for an exchange of knowledge and ideas. Young farmers have until March 31, 2017, to apply for an opening in the Class of 2019.

Promote Your Local Products On Farm Fresh Members Market

Do you produce retail agriculture products that are sold locally? Help FCI celebrate farm fresh retail products grown and sold by members. If your operation includes a retail ag business, sign up to be featured in the Farm Fresh Members Market.

Expectations for Fed Policy in 2017 & Beyond

The recent vote to increase interest rates was met with stride by the market, but what does this decision say about the state of the U.S. economy and federal debt levels? How much more are rates currently expected to climb in the next few years?​

2017 Community Improvement Grants Available

Attention 4-H and FFA members: Apply now for a 2017 Community Improvement Grant. $400 will be awarded to up to 50 clubs and chapters completing projects to make their communities better places to live.​

2017 Agriculture Scholarships

FCI will award twenty-four $2000 scholarships to high school seniors pursuing careers in agriculture. Apply by February 27, 2017.​

On The Block

Farm Credit Illinois is maintaining a list of upcoming farmland auctions in the Association's 60-county marketplace. If you have an auction to include, please submit a form at or send a web link of the auction sale bill to

Land Value Benchmark Study Reveals Decline

Farm Credit Illinois recently released the results of the 2016 annual benchmark farmland value study. Overall, the study revealed an average 6.34 percent decline in land values throughout the cooperative’s 60-county territory in central and southern Illinois.​