Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The objective of the tour is to expose Illinois farmer
leaders first-hand to the consumer, retail, legislative, and
other stakeholders who affected change on
EU livestock production methods.
The tour, tentatively scheduled June 23 through July 2, will
include only 10 at-large farmers this year. It will include visits
in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, and
Selected farmers must show active involvement in livestock
production and marketing and be well versed on animal care issues
related to their production.
Tour participants also must meet certain criteria,
In addition, for this study tour, participants also will be
expected to provide active leadership (visiting legislators, food
companies, consumer groups) on animal care issues.
Illinois Farm Bureau is
accpeting applications until the end of the day Friday, March
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