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July 29, 2021 | Farmer Profiles

Our FarmLink website being used by ever more farmers looking for land who all have unique farm dreams and search criteria. We wanted to introduce you…

July 29, 2021 | Good Resources

Has it been a while since you visited the Northeast Illinois FarmLink website? Be sure to check out the new look and features we’ve just added.

June 29, 2021 | Farmland Seeking Tips

Your land access journey as a farmer is not over when you sign a lease with a landowner. 

June 29, 2021 | Farmland News & Trends, Good Resources

There are so many beautiful things about farming with trees.

May 13, 2021 | Farmland News & Trends

The Forest Preserve District of Will County (FPDWC) made history on May 7th when it officially released a bid request for a farming license for the…

May 13, 2021 | Stories (Successes & Others)

A woman reached out to me and wanted to talk about farmland. She wasn’t real specific. Was she a farmer? A landowner? I had no idea. But why not? So…

May 7, 2021 | Farmland News & Trends, Good Resources

Diversity of plants and animals is key to any thriving ecosystem. Here in the Midwest, however, we have become accustomed to seeing field after field…

May 2, 2021 | Good Resources

While there are more basic resources out there about farmland leasing, we wanted to make you aware of a couple that are Illinois specific. Farmer or…

April 28, 2021 | Farmland Seeking Tips, Stories (Successes & Others)

Born in rural Poland, Karolina Kowalczyk of Blacksmith Acres has a deep love for growing and preparing beautiful, delicious, and healthy foods.…

April 28, 2021 | Farmer Profiles

Silvia Abel-Caines, who recently posted her profile on the Northeast Illinois FarmLink site, is a farmer with a very specialized interest – GARLIC. 

March 24, 2021 | Farmland News & Trends

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) owns and manages 35,000 acres of farmland, almost all in corn and bean production, across the…

March 24, 2021 | Landowner Tips & Insights, Stories (Successes & Others)

Is there ever a situation where you, as either a farmer or farmland owner, wouldn’t want a written lease?