Agriculture Complex

Watch the full Ag Center Virtual Grand Opening event or catch just the highlights!


Full event includes remarks by:

  • IVCC President Jerry Corcoran

  • IVCC board chair Jane Goetz
  • Agriculture program co-coordinators Willard Mott and Kathryn Seebruck
  • IVCC Ag student Luke Lovgren
  • State Sen. Sue Rezin
  • State Rep. Lance Yednock

 IVCC's Agriculture Complex construction is comprised of two phases:

Phase I - Ag Center

Phase 1 - Ag Center

 Completed July 1, 2020
The Ag Center is a 60x100 building to store the ag program's state-of-the-art equipment such as tractors, planters and tillage tools.
Phase II - Classroom and Lab Building

Phase II - Ag Classroom and Lab

Phase II of the project includes a 6,838-square-foot  facility to house a soils/science lab, instructional lab, classroom and computer lab, conference room, student collaboration space and more.

Our Generous Donors 

A capital fundraising campaign is underway and is off to a strong start thanks to an initial $50,000 gift made by Barbara Davis of Batavia in memory of her family’s farming history, particularly her grandparents Walley and Fannie Davis.

We're grateful to all of the campaign donors who believe in IVCC's Ag program, without whom the Agriculture Complex would not be possible.

Are you interested in making a donation to the Agriculture Complex Capital Campaign? Contact IVCC Foundation Executive Director Fran Brolley at (815) 224-0466 or email

Luke Lovgren
Luke Lovgren
"Being a part of the IVCC Ag Program has been an educational and rewarding experience over the last year as the program has continued to grow and develop with the dedication and support of program coordinators and the IVCC administration."
Luke Lovgren
'21 transfer to Illinois State University for ag business



Miriam Hoffman
Miriam Hoffman
"It's an exciting investment to make, being part of a new program. It's a great opportunity for a student leader like me to get involved and to help lead this program into success in the future."
Miriam Hoffman
'20 AA IVCC, transfer to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale to major in ag business economics


Ag Program Co-Coordinators

IVCC's Ag program co-coordinators are Willard Mott and Kathryn Seebruck. 

Willard Mott

(815) 224-0413

B.S. in Agricultural and Environmental
Communications and Education from the University of Illinois; Certificate in Agronomy from Iowa State University; M.S. in Agronomy from Iowa State University; former ag instructor and FFA Advisor at Bureau Valley High School

Kathryn Seebruck

 (815) 224-0495

Honors graduate of the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) with B.S. and M.S. degrees in Crop Sciences. She gained field and lab research experience by working with BASF,
including a summer spent in Germany at the BASF global headquarters conducting research in herbicide resistance


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