Shop smart for health care coverage
Illinois Department of Insurance official says recently released analysis of Affordable Care Act health insurance plans for 2019 show signs of stabilizing rates.
Published November 5, 2018 Source: | Tags: health care, health insurance, healthcare, Health Care Working Group, Health Care & You, ACA alternatives
Additional counties gain stormwater management authority
Those counties affected should study the subject and consider whether they want to exercise the new authority.
Published November 1, 2018 Source: | Tags: Local Information News and Know-How, LINK, Kevin Rund, stormwater management, policy news
IFB tackles health care concerns
Duncan to present list of short- and long-term recommendations at IFB's Annual Meeting. Get a sneak preview here.
Published October 31, 2018 Source: | Tags: health insurance, health care, Associated Health Plan (AHP), Health Care Working Group, healthcare, Health Care & You
Illinois county Farm Bureaus to exhibit at AFBF convention
Three Illinois projects among 24 that will be on display in New Orleans.
Published October 30, 2018 Source: | Tags: American Farm Bureau Federation County Activities of Excellence (CAE) program, 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, IDEAg Trade Show
Perdue talks trade, farm bill, more in Illinois sessions
Bost, Davis, IFB vice president join the ag secretary in taking farmers' questions.
Published October 29, 2018 Source: | Tags: USDA Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, Kay Shipman, trade, farm bill, Market Facilitation Program payments, IFB vice president Brian Duncan
State sustainability award honors impact by IFB, farmers
A recent meeting between a group of Illinois farmers and EPA officials made a lasting impression, showing that ag's voice is part of the conversation.
Published October 26, 2018 Source: | Tags: sustainability, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, NLRS, Sustainability Award, Kay Shipman
IFB local foods conference offers farmers, others technical assistance
Event will feature plenty of networking and experts on the local foods value chain.
Published October 25, 2018 Source:
IFB, new partnership eye edge-of-field stewardship
Project could result in expanding list of NLRS practices to include saturated buffers.
Published October 24, 2018 Source: | Tags: Stewardship, conservation, NLRS, water quality, edge-of-field, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, saturated buffer, protecting the environment, Kay Shipman