Illinois Farm Bureau proposals help shape national policy
Trade, transportation, health care among issues addressed at AFBF meeting.
Published January 16, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, policy news, ag policy, IFB president Richard Guebert Jr., farm policy, IFB policy changes, HSA reform, policy resolutions
AFBF president: 2018 a great year for ag policy
President Zippy Duvall outlines Farm Bureau's successes during the organization's 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans.
Published January 15, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, ag policy, Deana Stroisch, Events
For Stark County member, IFB's Professional Membership has its perks
New membership classification allows agriculture industry professionals to connect with other farmers, professionals across the state.
Published January 14, 2019 Source: | Tags: Professional membership, get involved, IFB membership, membership benefits
County Farm Bureaus planning transportation rule seminars
Two-hour seminars to focus on laws, regulations which impact farmers.
Published January 11, 2019 Source: | Tags: On the Road seminars, transportation resources, trucking resources, transportation regulations, Kevin Rund, Kirby Wagner, events, Get Involved, workshops
Farm Bureau 'Food Evolution' screening spurs GMO discussion
County Farm Bureaus, ag groups and student organization team up to provide information about GMOs, biotechnology.
Published January 10, 2019 Source: | Tags: GMOs, biotechnology, Food Evolution screening
IFB to submit comments on proposed industrial hemp rules
Proposed regulations define the crop, provide framework for licensing, inspection and testing.
Published January 9, 2019 Source: | Tags: industrial hemp, hemp rules, hemp regulations, Bill Bodine, Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA), Kay Shipman, policy news
IFB, German American Chamber set direct food marketing trip
Trip to provide Illinois, German farmers opportunity to exchange ideas, review similarities and differences in food production.
Published January 7, 2019 Source: | Tags: Get involved, IFB events, German farmers, building relationships, German American Chamber of Commerce, Germany farm trip, roundtable discussions
IFB official states importance of NASS nutrient stewardship surveys to be sent to more than 1,000 Illinois farmers
Ramsey: Survey is the 'broadest picture we have of nutrient stewardship happening in Illinois.'
Published January 4, 2019 Source: | Tags: USDA NASS, nutrient stewardship, NLRS, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, nutrient stewardship survey, NASS survey, Kay Shipman, Lyndsey Ramsey