Livestock's Role in Cook County
Agriculture adds over $17.8 million to Cook County’s economy. Agriculture includes the growing of plants and animals in all types of settings: rural, suburban, and urban. Agriculture includes the on-site production of crops (including horticulture) and animals, inputs, and food processing. Agriculture extends from the farm to individuals’ tables.
Illinois Farm Bureau staff, Tasha Bunting, and Cook County Farm Bureau staff, Bona Heinsohn, discuss the importance of livestock to Cook County’s economy during this short VIDEO