IL Chapter | 2020 Annual Meeting + Soil Health

When:  Feb 5, 2020 from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM (CT)
Associated with  Illinois Chapter of ASFMRA

Wednesday, February 5
Soil Health

12:30 pm

Registration opens

1:00 pm Session 1 

The Benefits of Farming Green

3:00 pm Session 2 

The Economic Impact of Regenerative Farming

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Joint reception with USPAP attendees

Thursday, February 6
2020 Annual Meeting

7:00 am 

Registration open and collection of Scholarship Auction items

7:45 am 

Presentation of Colors/Pledge of Allegiance

8:15 am 

State of Illinois Agriculture - State Senator Chuck Weaver (R) Illinois 37th Senate District

8:45 am 

Current Markets and World Impacts on Illinois Agriculture - Dan Basse, President, AgResources, Inc

10:00 am 


10:15 am 

Growing Hemp in Illinois: The Basics, Legalities and Economics of Industrial Hemp - Kent Kraft, AFM, Farmland Solutions, Sherman, IL

11:30 am 

Member Recognition Luncheon

1:00 pm 

Concurrent Sessions:
Appraisers - Update on Appraiser Legislation and Other Matters of Interest - Brian Weaver, State Real Estate Appraisal Coordinator
Managers - The Changing Ethanol Industry - How it is Adjusting to Using Hemp as a Biomass Source
Brian Pieper, Drew Schlumpf, Dustin Marquis

2:00 pm 

Agriculture and the DNR - Working Together
Colleen Callahan, Director, IDNR

2:45 pm 

Ice Cream Sundae Break

3:15 pm 

Annual Business Meeting - Rob Woodrow will preside

3:45 pm 

"And Here's Your Forecast for Today" - Eric Snodgrass, University of Illinois/Agrible, Inc.

5:30 pm 

Reception with food and cash bar
Memorial Scholarship Auction Activities

Registration Fees
Soil Health - $40 Member/Non-member
Annual Meeting - $150 Member/Non-member

Hotel Details
Contact the hotel at the link below for reservations no later than January 13, 2020 to get the discounted rate of $134/night + tax.
For Reservations -

For More Information
Meeting: Carroll Merry | 262-253-6902 |
Registration: Deanna Ilk | 303-692-1222 |


Embassy Suites East
100 Conference Center Drive
East Peoria, IL 61611