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Legislators from throughout the state of Illinois joined thousands of people interested in agriculture at this year’s Farm Progress Show in Decatur. Representative Wayne Rosenthal of Morrisonville says the show really lives up to its name:

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Representative Bill Mitchell (R-Forsyth) hosted the legislators and says the Farm Progress Show is important to the local economy:

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Representative Adam Brown (R-Champaign), who is originally from Decatur, says the farm industry was well represented at the show:

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Representative Brad Halbrook (R-Charleston) says the Farm Progress Show is also important to the state:

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The Farm Progress Show is an annual event that shares permanent locations between Decatur and Boone, Iowa. Decatur has hosted the event the odd years since 2005.

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