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Northern Illinois Farm Show Returns to DeKalb Jan. 9-10

Newsroom / December 7, 2018

IDEAg Group LLC announces that the Northern Illinois Farm Show will take place Jan. 9-10 at the NIU Convocation Center. The event will feature approximately 100 companies showcasing the latest innovations available to farmers in the Midwest.

Exhibits featuring major dealers and equipment companies include Altorfer, Inc., R-Equipment, Clarks Ag Supply, River Front Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Martin Implement, CSR Bobcat and many more. Seed companies represented include AgriGold Hybrids, Stone Seed, Dairyland Seed Company and Mark Seed.

Again this year, the University of Illinois Extension will conduct an educational series with topics including a weather outlook with Chief Meteorologist Candice King, current and future projects for Illinois watersheds, farming insights from international travel and much more. There will be annual pesticide applicator testing as well.

Senior Market Advisor Bryan Doherty of Stewart-Peterson, known for his guest appearances on AgriTalk After the Bell, U.S. Farm Report, and WNAX Radio 570, will give farming professionals tips for controlling the financial side of their businesses, provide market updates and deliver strategies that can be implemented immediately.

A full schedule of meetings and educational programs slated to take place at the show will be posted to

The show is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central on Wednesday and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central on Thursday. Admission is free.

IDEAg Group LLC delivers an optimal experience to attendees, exhibitors and industry thought leaders in the agricultural market. Through its established farm shows in Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota and Texas, and Feed & Grain Magazine, the IDEAg Group is dedicated to bringing interactive, content-rich, high-value events to the marketplace, connecting top-level producers to providers across the country. The IDEAg Group offers interactive events, publications and media products that are produced “For Agriculture. By Agriculture.” To learn more about IDEAg Group LLC visit

Niki Jones
Director, Events Marketing
(816) 863 3974
Cyndie Shearing
Director, Communications
(202) 406-3649

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