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Our members are those interested in a positive image for Illinois agriculture - virtually every walk of agricultural life.

Scholarship Opportunities

Are you a high school senior or a college student planning to study post-secondary agriculture in Illinois or, an agriculture graduate student?

News and Events

See the latest Illinois Agri-Women Newsletter and all of Our Upcoming Events.

2018 WCFA

The Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference is designed for young women in high school and college who are interested in a career in agriculture.

The Latest News

  • AAW Convention to be Held in Springfield, IL November 14-18, 2018

    There are some big and exciting plans in progress for the 2018 AAW Convention in Springfield, Illinois! The committees and their very talented members are busy working together to make it a success. We are going to have some wonderful tours and […]

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  • Illinois Agri-Women 2018 Annual Meeting

    March 16, 2018
    Meeting – 10:00am
    Arpeggio Winery
    778 N Hwy 51
    Pana, IL 62557
    Lunch – 11:45am
    GSI Tour – 1:00pm
    1004 E. Illinois Street
    Assumption, IL 62510
    $10.00 registration fee will be collected at the door
    (GSI tour guests must sign a waiver and wear closed toe shoes.)
    Please […]

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  • Save the Date: Personal Development Day with Teresa Rose

    What: Personal growth and development with team building component.
    When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
    Where: The City Center, 505 S Chestnut Street, Champaign, IL
    Schedule:
    1:00 Registration
    1:30 Welcome
    5:00- 7:00 Food and Networking Reception
    Who: Theresa Rose, renowned author of “Your Daily Mojo” and energizing catalyst who transforms cultures and mindsets […]

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Illinois Ag Facts

from the Illinois Dept of Agriculture.

Illinois is a leading producer of soybeans, corn and swine. Also grown in IL - wheat, oats, sorghum, hay, sheep, poultry, fruits and vegetables.

​What's growing?

Illinois' food and fiber industry employs nearly 1 million people. Of those, 75,087 are farm operators and 24,265 are women.

Who farms?

Illinois farmland covers nearly 27 million acres -- about 75 percent of the state's total land area. The average size of an Illinois farm, including hobby farms, is 358 acres.

Farm Size