University of Illinois Plant Clinic
Let us help with your plant problems. We do plant and insect identification, diagnosis of disease, insect, weed and chemical injury (chemical injury on field crops only), nematode assays, and help with nutrient related problems, as well as recommendations involving these diagnoses.
Crop Sciences Research and Education Center
The Crop Science Research and Education Center maintains 1,000 acres of research fields south of campus, it also includes the Morrow Plots established in 1876 and is the oldest continuous agricultural research field in the United States.
Northwestern Illinois Agricultural R&D Center
The Northwestern Illinois Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center is a 320 acre facility, established in 1980 near Monmouth in Warren County. The Center is located on the very productive Argiudoll and Haplaquoll soils.
Orr Agricultural R&D Center
The Orr Research & Demonstration Center includes 478 acres of cropland, pasture and woodland located in western Illinois. ORDC is home to both Crop and Animal Science research.
Illinois Small Farms
Information about upcoming events and resources relating to small farms and sustainable agriculture.
A very useful center that will help you better manage and operate your farm operation.
A wonderful library of links to forestry information and management references for citizens, students, teachers, landowners, environmental groups, natural resource managers, foresters, and loggers.
Making sense of Illinois Agricultural and Horticultural regulations.
A clearninghouse for resources about the production and management of livestock manure.
Manure Share is a manure exchange program that brings gardeners and landscapers searching for organic materials for use in composting or field applications in contact with livestock owners who have excess manure.
Agricultural Safety and Health
The Agricultural Safety and Health program seeks to provide research-based information and resources that assist individuals and organizations in the understanding and prevention of injury and illness while working in and around Illinois agriculture.
This site includes examples of Illinois Agritourism, information on business development, resources, and upcoming events.
Integrated Pest Management
Comprehensive approach to controlling insects, weeds, and plant pathogens with environmentally and economically sound practices.
This site provides youth and adults the opportunity to quiz themselves about dairy, beef, horses, sheep and forages.
IDEA - Initiative for the Development of Entrepreneurs in Agriculture - conducts research, develops educational products, and provides services that encourage farmers to incorporate entrepreneurial strategies which direct their marketing efforts to meeting consumer demand.
Variety Testing Program
The University of Illinois Variety Testing program conducts annual crop performance tests to provide farmers, Extension personnel, and private seed companies with agronomic information on hybrids and varieties of the major Illinois field crops.
An interactive mapping system that locates businesses and markets of agricultural products in Illinois, providing an important link between producers and consumers.
Cash Rents Podcast
Dr. Gary Schnitkey is a professor and farm management specialist in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois . His activities focus on farm management and risk management.
The Dudley Smith Initiative
The Dudley Smith Initiative (DSI) supports innovative research and outreach that advances its fundamental goal of invigorating the agricultural system in Illinois.
Illinois Farm to School
Illinois Farm to School program provides youth, K-12, with access to nutritious meals, while supporting local farmers and communities.
An interactive mapping system that locates businesses and markets of agricultural products, providing an important link between producers and consumers.