IFB plans meetings on lock closures
Organizers hope meetings give farmers the chance to prepare for shutdown of Illinois River.
Published May 22, 2019
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, illinois infrastructure, Illinois River, locks and dams, river closures, Kirby Wagner, transportation resources, Starved Rock & Marseilles Lock, Illinois Waterway Consolidated Closures meetings, Deana Stroisch
Pritzker ag report focuses on economic growth
The 22-member committee, which includes IFB President Richard Guebert Jr., recommended several calls to action, including protecting sales tax incentives for agricultural inputs and equipment and promoting the state's agricultural products.…
Published February 14, 2019
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, IFB president Richard Guebert Jr., agriculture transition committee, ag transition team, broadband, illinois infrastructure, John Sullivan, ag education, Kay Shipman
IFB sets its national legislative priorities
Trade tops list of issues the organization will be working on in Washington, D.C.
Published February 1, 2019
policy news, IFB legislative priorities, policy development, IFB national priorities, trade, USMCA, China, ethanol, E-15, 2018 farm bill, trade climate, climate change, illinois infrastructure, trade and tariffs, tariffs, Deana Stroisch, Adam Nielsen, IFB Board of Directors