Thanksgiving Meal Prices Reflect General Food Inflation Trends
Gathering with family and friends for a Thanksgiving meal remains an important tradition in many households, but high food costs due to general inflation is a top concern for many this holiday season.
Published November 16, 2022 Source: | Tags: media release, press release, Thanksgiving cost survey
Hoffman Named Illinois Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet Winner
Miriam Hoffman, of Earlville, took first place in Illinois Farm Bureau’s Collegiate Discussion Meet, held on Friday, Nov. 4.
Published November 9, 2022 Source: | Tags: Young Leaders Collegiate Discussion Meet, Young Leaders, media release, news release
New Everything Local Conference Seeks to Strengthen Illinois Food Supply Chains
Focused on delivering an unprecedented opportunity to build the local food and specialty crops supply chains, three member organizations have teamed up to create the From Food to Flowers: Everything Local conference.
Published November 1, 2022 Source: | Tags: Illinois Specialty Growers Association, illinois farmers market association, news release, media release
Tharp Named 2022 Top Crop Adviser
Jerald “Jay” Tharp Jr., of Jasper County, has been named recipient of the 2022 Illinois Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Award in recognition of his decades of crop research and guidance.
Published October 27, 2022 Source: Illinois Farm Bureau | Tags: CCA Award, news release, media release, Certified Crop Adviser
Agricultural Education Teachers Named to Beginning Teacher Grant Program
As Illinois continues to face an agricultural education teacher shortage, the IAA Foundation is recognizing a group of beginning ag teachers for their efforts in the field.
Published September 26, 2022 Source: Illinois Farm Bureau | Tags: IAA Foundation, Ag Education Teacher Grant Program, Ag Education, media release, news release
Illinois Farm Bureau Selects Veterinary Student Loan Program Recipient
Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) continues to support the education of the next generation of veterinarians focusing on caring for food animals through the Illinois Veterinary and Training (IVET) loan program.
Published July 21, 2022 Source: | Tags: Illinois Veterinary Education Training, IVET, media release, news release
Live Local, Shop Local Online Directory Connects Communities to Local Food
Local farm and food businesses looking to spice up their online presence can now connect with thousands of new customers through Live Local, Shop Local’s online directory.
Published June 23, 2022 Source: Illinois Farm Bureau | Tags: Live Local Shop Local, news release, media release, Illinois Specialty Growers Association, MarketMaker
Illinois Milk Promotion Board Seeks Dairy Farmer Directors
The Illinois Milk Promotion Board (IMPB) is seeking Illinois dairy farmers to serve as directors on the IMPB Board of Directors. Interested persons must be active dairy farmers from either District 1 or District 3.
Published May 16, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, Illinois Milk Producers Association, Illinois Milke Promotion Board
Annual Summer Horticultural Field Day to Spotlight Belleville Orchard
Guests are invited to tour an eight-generation orchard during the Illinois State Horticulture Society’s annual Summer Horticultural Field Day at Eckert’s Belleville Farm.
Published May 6, 2022 Source: | Tags: media release, news release, horticulture field days, Illinois State Horticulture Society
IAA Foundation Announces Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship Recipients
Five individuals are getting the support they need to enroll in truck driver training classes thanks to the Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship program, funded by Illinois Farm Bureau and administered by the IAA Foundation.
Published May 5, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, IAA Foundation Scholarship