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
'We can't be patriots if we're going broke,' says AFBF president
National ag leader reviews preferred path forward on trade, prospects for farm bill.
Published September 26, 2018 Source: | Tags: AFBF, American Farm Bureau Federation, Zippy Duvall, trade, trade war, farm bill, NAFTA, TPP, EU, China, patriots, Mike Orso
Is it possible to replace China's demand?
Illinois farmers attending Illinois Farm Bureau's Leaders to Washington trip hear about potential new global markets for soybeans.
Published September 13, 2018 Source: | Tags: Leaders to Washington, China, trade and tariffs, Adam Nielsen, DeLoss Jahnke, farm bill
IFB Board Advocates For Farmers In D.C.
Directors met with members of Illinois' congressional delegation or their staff, along with USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky and officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Published July 3, 2018 Source: | Tags: 2018 farm bill, farm bill, Farm Legislation, IFB in Action, Illinois Farm Bureau in Action, Deana Stroisch, D.C., advocacy