Photo of the recently added book "Illinois Historic Farms: Honoring Our Enduring Heritage of Family-Owned Farms" shown setting atop a bookcase in front of several encyclopedias

Highlight: Illinois Farm Book


“Illinois Department of Agriculture is pleased to be partnering with Acclaim Press to publish a luxurious, commemorative coffee table book recognizing the thousands of Illinois family-owned farms that have been recognized as Centennial or Sesquicentennial Award Winners.”

— from the publishers, Acclaim Press


Schmaling is pleased to have a copy of this recently published book, ILLINOIS HISTORIC FARMS.  Features of the book include:

– A history and overview of Illinois agriculture statewide and by region.
– The history of the Illinois Centennial and Sesquicentennial Farm program, including award criteria, selection process and roster of recipients.
– Histories and photographs submitted by award winning farm families.

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