GALC Legislative Reception popular with lawmakers
This week's Legislative Reception allowed IFB leaders to meet up with their local and adopted legislators in Springfield. Photographer Cyndi Cook and Legislative Affairs reporter Kay Shipman prepared this photo montage.
Preliminary estimates for 2015 crop insurance prices
Friday was the final trading day to set average prices for crop insurance policies this year.
Farmers: Don't let high input costs diminish yield goals
A panel of farmers discussing the goal of breaking crop yield barriers at the 20th annual Commodity Classic in Phoenix offered numerous tips to fellow producers.
Study: Illinois farms integral part of state's economy
A new study of agriculture in Illinois shows agriculture is a critical component of Illinois' overall economic well-being, contributing about $120.9 billion of total economic output more than several other Illinois industries, including the financial, transportation and construction industries.
Attorney sees key challenges ahead from Clean Water Act
Attorney Gary Baise says Illinois farmers face challenges from the threat of future environmental regulations.
Illinois Land Values Conference slated for March 19
The annual event is sponsored by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
Sen. Manar says state school funding formula broken
State Sen. Andy Manar told RFD Radio on Wednesday that the state's school aid formula was last updated in 1997, and it's time to modernize it to reflect today's realities.