Wilhour & Niemerg Hosting Farmland Assessment Seminars June 22

State Representative Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) and State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) are sponsoring three regional seminars on farmland assessments with the Illinois Farm Bureau, on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Brenda Matherly of the Illinois Farm Bureau will present an update on the farmland assessment process at the regional events hosted by Clark County Farm Bureau, Clay County Farm Bureau, and the Marion County Farm Bureau.

“Presentations were given three years ago about the reassessment to bring land values up-to-date around Illinois and we thought it would be a good time to update farmers about the assessment process and status specifically on farmland values,” said Rep. Adam Niemerg.

The regional meetings are intended to serve farmers of the host county and neighboring counties at the following times and locations:

8:30 – 10:00 AM      Clark County Farm Bureau

                              Meeting Location: American Legion Post 90

                              302 S. 8th Street, Marshall, IL 62441

                              Invited Counties: Crawford, Cumberland, and Edgar

1:00 – 2:30 PM       Clay County Farm Bureau

                              140 N. Church Street, Louisville, IL 62858

                              Invited Counties: Effingham, Jasper, and Richland

4:00 – 5:30 PM       Marion County Farm Bureau

                              1630 N. Broadway, Salem, IL 62881

                              Invited Counties: Bond Clinton, Fayette, and Montgomery

“Farm land values are impacted not only by the current market but also by the quality of the soil and the potential in crop production,” added Rep. Blaine Wilhour, also a part-time farmer with his family. “We encourage all of the farmers to attend and learn about the assessment process and ask questions.”

For more information, please contact Rep. Niemerg at 217-813-6036 or Rep. Wilhour at 618-665-4109.