Welcome to IL Forage & Grassland Council

About Us

Forage Institute

The Forage Institute is a meeting held every spring to share technical and educational information on the latest industry trends, research and forage news that affects Illinois forage & hay producers.  

Forage Expo

Attend the Forage Expo in the summer to learn more about current events, hear from producers about their latest best management practices and view forage equipment demonstrations.  Don't forget to enter the hay quality contest! 

Become a Member

Illinois Forage and Grassland members include forage producers, students, educators, government and industry representatives.  IFGC members receive the quarterly newsletter "Forage Feed", discounted registration fees for the Forage Institute, and corporate membership includes standard exhibit space at two IFGC sponsored events each year.  Corporate sponsors are recognized in the "Forage Feed" newsletter and on our website.

Become a Member or Register for an Event

Our Mission

The mission of the Illinois Forage and Grassland Council is to provide the framework that unites industry, producers, educational and government institutions for the production, marketing and wise use of forages and grasslands.

Illinois Forage Feed is a quarterly newsletter published by IFGC.  To subscribe to Forage Feed, simply become a member of IFGC and you'll be added to our mailing list.