Illinois Forage and Grassland Council (IFGC)


Why become a member of IFGC? 

- AFGC and IFGC members are Producers, Industry, Education, and Government

- Provides a voice for forage-based agriculture

- Provides leadership to the forage industry and the state's agriculture

- Improves the economic and social well-being of the state's citizens through the promotion and expansion of forages in support of animal agriculture

- Promotes more efficient land use and protection of natural resources

- Helps producers increase efficiency of agricultural production and increase farm profits

- Assists in and promotes research in forage production, utilization and marketing

- Interactions with all forage consuming livestock organizations

- Educates producers, service providers, and consumers

- Conducts research tours and extension programs

- Encourages outstanding achievements in the forage industry through recognition and awards programs

- Disseminates information through conferences, newsletters and other publications

- Cooperates with other state and national organizations to promote the forage industry




Annual Fee


 $ 30.00


 $ 200.00

Click HERE to view and print the membership application.  Print the application and mail with your membership fee to Illinois Forage and Grassland Council, 216 E. Main Street, Williamsville, IL 62693. 

All members receive our quarterly newsletter and individual members attending any IFGC event are eligible to receive a Grazing Stick or an Alfalfa PEAQ Stick free. *Corporate membership includes complimentary standard exhibit space at two IFGC sponsored events per year and are recognized in our quarterly newsletter, Forage Feed. 


Links to Member Websites