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  • Laura Enger 2015 Focus on Farming photo submission
  • 2015 Farm Credit Scholarships
  • 2015 Community Improvement Grants
  • Lisa Zumbahlen_Taking a break
  • Feeding Time
  • Jo Watkins_Fun with Poppa and Mama
  • Riding with Dad by Andrea Wood
  • Family Farm by Todd Wachtel

FCI Urban Agriculture Scholarships

With a commitment of recruiting urban youth to pursue education and careers in agriculture, Farm Credit Illinois is pleased to offer two $1,500 Urban Agriculture Scholarships specifically for non-farm high school senior students who have developed an educational and career interest in agriculture – possibly through organizations like FFA or 4-H. Although all urban agriculture students are welcome to apply, a priority is placed on recruiting under-represented minority student applicants for the FCI Urban Agriculture Scholarship.​

On The Block

Farm Credit Illinois is attempting to maintain a comprehensive list of upcoming farmland auctions in the Association's 60-county marketplace. If you have an auction to include, please submit a form at or send a web link of the auction sale bill to

Farm Credit Agriculture Scholarships

High school seniors pursuing agriculture careers are invited to apply for a $1500 Farm Credit Agriculture Scholarship.


Community Improvement Grants

Farm Credit invites 4-H clubs and FFA chapters organizing community improvement projects in 2015 to apply for a $250 grant.

Farm Credit Board Names Tracy Next C.E.O.

​Thomas Tracy, age 42 of White Heath, was selected as the incoming president and Chief Executive Officer of Farm Credit Illinois by the association’s board of directors. Tracy assumes his new role effective January 1, 2015. He will succeed the current president, David Owens, who is retiring December 31, 2014; Owens served as C.E.O. since July 1, 2007.

Farm Credit Names Johnson Executive V.P.

Aaron Johnson, of Latham, has been promoted by Farm Credit Illinois to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.