Rauner releases $16M in ag grants for Illinois


Governor Bruce Rauner has released $16-million-dollars in agriculture grants University of Illinois Extension, soil and water districts, and, county fairs and ag societies. State Ag Director Raymond Poe says the funding comes at a critical time for the future of Illinois agriculture which Rauner calls “the backbone of the state’s economy.”

The governor and ag director announced the release of the funds at Stermstrefer Farms in Pleasant Plains, Illinois on Thursday.

 

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