Farm Journal Field Days

Farm Journal Field Days

August 23, 2021

Network with producers at some of America’s top farms and hear the latest insights and trends affecting the industry.

In 2021, you have the choice to join #FJFieldDays in person or online. Join us at a location near you or login online to find educational content, equipment demos, industry insights and more.

Whiskey Acres, Dekalb, IL

Ask the owners of Whiskey Acres, and they’ll tell you good whiskey isn’t made, it’s grown. As one of the nation’s only certified on-farm craft distilleries, Whiskey Acres is a seed-to-spirit operation in DeKalb, Ill. Jamie Walter is a fifth-generation grain farmer. Together with his father, Jim, they raise corn, soybeans, wheat and rye and also sell seed to area farmers. The Whiskey Acres team distills year-round, crafting bourbon, vodka and rye.