The Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers has scheduled a summer tour for July 15-16, 2010 featuring ag visits and speakers in conjunction with ASFMRA Summer Ed Week in St. Louis, Mo. Registration for the two days is $100.
Highlights of the tour include:
1. A tour of the operations of Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc. which operates more than 90 warehouses and serves all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with 3,500 employees and worldwide sales that are in excess of $6 billion.
2. A visit to Eckert's Country Store and Farms in nearby Belleville, Ill. Family owned and operated since 1837 by seven generations of Eckerts, this is the largest pick-your-own orchard in the U.S. For more details, click here to download pdf and read more on page 1.
Click here to download the brochure for complete details on the Illinois Summer Tour.