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The Department of Agriculture seeks support so our students and faculty can excel in their field. By raising funds we can support our students and their futures through bettering our facilities, research capabilities, and expanding scholarship opportunities.

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  • General Agriculture

    This fund provides support for department activities, programs, and initiatives, including scholarships and awards.

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  • University Farm

    Support teaching, research, and outreach activities at the University Farm near Lexington.

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  • Horticulture Center

    This fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations of the Horticulture Center in north Normal.

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Harvey S. Woods Golf Classic

Each year Illinois State's Department of Agriculture hosts the Harvey S. Woods Golf Classic, raising money for the Harvey S. Woods Scholarship Fund. Both are named for Harvey Woods, who was chair of our department from 1957-1970. Harvey had a great passion for golf.

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