The FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT (FSMA): PRODUCE RULE impacts almost all fruit and vegetable growers. If you grow, harvest, pack, or hold produce, you may be subject to part or all of the Produce Rule. IFB host's free Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings for specialty growers.
IFB conducts annual international or domestic study tours to enhance farmers’ understanding of market opportunities, issues impacting Illinois farmers’ competitiveness and to create a group of leaders to advocate on specific priority trade, marketing, infrastructure and other issues.
Illinois Farm Bureau wants you to not just grow but thrive. Our Live Local conference will help farmers learn how to increase profits, develop a sustainable business and grow market demand to build long-lasting family farms. The engaging 3-day conference that will bring local farmers, local organizations and local businesses together to network and help build the needed infrastructure for a long-lasting marketplace for farmers in Illinois.