Illinois Department of Agriculture
Illinois Department of Agriculture Designee
Illinois Corn Growers
Illinois Soybean Association
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Illinois EPA Designee
Crop Production Services
Illinois Farm Bureau
Environmental Law Policy Center
FS Custom Turf
Illinois Chapter – Sierra Club
Certified Crop Advisors
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The NREC Council is made of 9 voting individuals and 4 non-voting individuals. The Voting Council consists of 3 representatives of the fertilizer industry, 3 representing grower organizations with at least one coming from the State’s largest farm organization, 1 representing the specialty fertilizer industry, 1 representing a certified agronomy organization and the Director of Agriculture of his or her designee. The non-voting members shall be 2 representing environmental organizations, 1 representing a state or federal agriculture research station and the Director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency or his or her designee.
The organizations designated in the bylaws nominate their representative and the Director of Ag selects the representatives from these nominations. Individuals can serve for two consecutive four-year terms.