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
IFB Young Leader chairwoman hopes to keep momentum going on, off farm
Kaylee Heap says interest in Young Leader program is encouraging, but growth still a top priority.
Published January 2, 2019 Source: | Tags: IFB Young Leaders, Young Leader, Kaylee Heap, 2019 Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader (YL) State Committee chairwoman, get involved, Daniel Grant, Young Leader Chairwoman Kaylee Heap
Get a taste of finance, sample marketing at Specialty Conference
Specialty growers can grow their professional network during Jan. 9-11 conference in Springfield.
Published December 31, 2018 Source: | Tags: Illinois Specialty Growers, Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference, specialty crops, Kay Shipman