Monday, August 05, 2013
To earn a good living,
farmers like you are finding it more and more important to hone
their expertise in marketing and risk management. Illinois Farm
Bureau offers you tours and workshops that expand your knowhow and
on-the-go tools that help boost your earning power.
Get commodity quotes, DTN news, local cash bids, weather, a
nd even your own portfolio page -
absolutely free. Find it all at ilfb.org.
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Get quotes, weather and market alerts on your cell phone, with
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Get daily commentary and recommendations on corn, soybeans,
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Get growing reports from your neighbors. IFB's
newspaper and websites connect you to weekly reports with crop
watchers throughout the state… and even in South America!
Trade commodities on the cash, futures, and options markets…
without losing a dime! This
virtual trading game helps you better understand the mechanics
of pricing crops in today's fast-paced agricultural world. Plus,
there are prizes!
Illinois Farm Bureau
At this conference, you'll hear from international experts and
agricultural leaders about the challenges and opportunities of
today's agriculture. After all, knowledge is power!
Each August, IFB hosts a trip where
farmers travel to our national's Capitol for a
once-in-a-lifetime experience- a behind-the scene look at releasing
the Crop Report. Applications are typically due in early June.
Contact your county Farm Bureau for details and to apply.
Every year, IFB hosts an
international tour to give farmers first-hand understanding of
the global market. Tours are usually in the Spring, Let your county
Farm Bureau know you're interested and ask them to help you keep an
eye out for the next opportunity.
Young Leader Ag Industry
Members who are 18-35 years old and passionate about farming can
apply for this annual tour, where you can see how different commodities, equipment, and the
business of farming can be in another state. Ask your county
Farm Bureau for details.
Through IFB events and county Farm Bureau meetings, you can gain a
greater perspective on the conditions that will impact prices
within the next year. Call your county Farm Bureau for details.
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