(805 ILCS 315/1) (from Ch. 32, par. 440)
    Sec. 1. In order to promote, foster and encourage the intelligent and orderly marketing of agricultural products through co-operation; to eliminate speculation and waste; to make the distribution of agricultural products between producer and consumer as direct as can be efficiently done; to stabilize the marketing of agricultural products, and to provide for the organization and incorporation of agricultural co-operative associations and societies, this Act is passed.
(Source: Laws 1929, p. 280.)