Changes to IFB health care, dairy policies approved
IFB Health Care Working Group to continue exploring options for members over next year.
Published December 11, 2018 Source: | Tags: policy news, health care, healthcare, health insurance, Health Care Working Group, IFB annual meeting, dairy, Health Savings Account (HSA), IFB policy changes, Deana Stroisch
Guebert: Remain vigilant trade advocates
President Richard Guebert Jr. called 2018 a "wake-up call for agriculture" during his address at IFB's Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Published December 5, 2018 Source: | Tags: IFB an, llinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., IFB president, trade, USMCA, tariffs, China, ethanol, RFS, NLRS, Deana Stroisch
Ag Committee members reach farm bill agreement 'in principle'
IFB welcomes the news, urges Congress to pass the bill before the end of the year.
Published November 30, 2018 Source: | Tags: 2018 farm bill, policy news, Deana Stroisch, Congress
Resolutions Committee members endorse policy changes
Health care and recreational marijuana proposals among those to be debated by delegates during IFB's Annual Meeting in December.
Published November 14, 2018 Source: | Tags: IFB Resolutions Committee, IFB annual meeting, health care, healthcare, recreational marijuana, IFB vice president Brian Duncan, Deana Stroisch
Flexibility in Hours of Service rules needed, IFB, groups say
When hauling live animals, the key is to keep the trailer moving to provide ventilation.
Published October 22, 2018 Source: | Tags: transportation resources, Hours of Service (HOS), Deana Stroisch, trucking resources
IFB board supports health care exploration
Working group will begin investigating possibility of providing health insurance options to members.
Published September 25, 2018 Source: | Tags: healthcare, health insurance, insurance options, farmer insurance, member insurance, Deana Stroisch, AHP, Associated Health Plan
Farmers, others respond to latest tariff plans
New tariffs on Chinese imports go into effect this week, add to 'all-around atmosphere of uncertainty.'
Published September 24, 2018 Source: | Tags: trade and tariffs, trade war, trade situation, China, Michele Aavang, Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, Deana Stroisch