Illinois Farm Bureau In Action
Representing downstate districts continues to be a challenge, but Adopt-A-Legislator proves successful at educating urban legislators.Read More
IFB 'power of numbers' highlights farmer views in Capitol
Adopt-A-Legislator proves successful at educating urban legislators.
Illinois Monarch project taking flight in state
Planting 150 million milkweed stems part of Illinois' strategy.
Legal challenges abound for farmers
Judge's ruling in flooding case could have implications for Illinois farmers.
State Farm Bureaus share health care struggles
Expanded access could come to association health plans.
IFB active on tariffs, other issues
Reaction will be based on whether trading partners retaliate, Guebert says.
Specialty crop grant funding availableview article
IDOA seeks projects related to pest control, conservation, nutrition and other issues.
Midwest nutrient plans share similar outlooksview article
Because it developed its strategy after Iowa and Minnesota, Illinois able to 'combine the best of both worlds' from the other states, says U of I researcher.
IDOT's adjusted mowing practices support monarchs, pollinatorsview article
80,000 acres of potential pollinator habitat were saved last year just by reducing area mowed around roadways. IDOT manager offers practices farmers can use to preserve potential habitat.
Quick Takes: IVET loan applications dueview article
Program offers loans to veterinary students willing to practice on Illinois livestock after graduation.
Illinois Monarch project taking flight in stateview article
Planting 150 million milkweed stems part of Illinois' strategy to keep Monarchs off the endangered list.
AEM addresses worker shortage in ag equipment industryview article
Association offering help to get high school teachers certified to teach courses on ag equipment and begin training new technicians.
Quick Takes: ELD rules delayed againview article
Farmers have at least 90 more days before new truck-log regulation takes effect.
State water stakeholders share efforts to improve water qualityview article
Using technology, one Illinois water-treatment plant removes phosphorus and turns it into valuable fertilizer; another removes phosphorus and nitrogen in producing algae.
Quick Takes: Farmdoc launches new crop insurance toolsview article
3 new tools that can help estimate premiums, compare revenue and more.
Opioid abuse considered an emergency by Trump administration, USDAview article
Illinois Rural Development director calls the epidemic a 'rural prosperity' issue because of the damage it can cause families and communities.
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