Illinois Farm Bureau Online Directory Aims to Reduce Food Waste, Connect Local Farms and Nonprofits
Local farms with excess product can now connect with food banks and nonprofits in their area to provide marked-down food items or donations through the Donations and Discounts Depot, a new Illinois Farm Bureau program aimed at reducing food…
Published August 16, 2022 Source:
Winners of the 22nd Illinois State Fair Master Showmanship Contest Announced
Sixty young livestock exhibitors vied for the title of “Grand Champion Overall Master Showman” on Aug. 12 during the 2022 Illinois State Fair Master Showmanship Contest.
Published August 15, 2022 Source: | Tags: Illinois State Fair, Master Showmanship Contest
Illinois Farm Bureau Selects Veterinary Student Loan Program Recipient
Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) continues to support the education of the next generation of veterinarians focusing on caring for food animals through the Illinois Veterinary and Training (IVET) loan program.
Published July 21, 2022 Source: | Tags: Illinois Veterinary Education Training, IVET, media release, news release
Illinois Milk Producers Association and the University of Illinois Extension Partner to Showcase Annual Dairy Tech Tour
Illinois Milk Producers Association (IMPA) and the University of Illinois Extension will highlight innovative dairy technology and management practices during the annual Dairy Tech Tour.
Published June 24, 2022 Source:
Live Local, Shop Local Online Directory Connects Communities to Local Food
Local farm and food businesses looking to spice up their online presence can now connect with thousands of new customers through Live Local, Shop Local’s online directory.
Published June 23, 2022 Source: Illinois Farm Bureau | Tags: Live Local Shop Local, news release, media release, Illinois Specialty Growers Association, MarketMaker
Illinois Milk Promotion Board Seeks Dairy Farmer Directors
The Illinois Milk Promotion Board (IMPB) is seeking Illinois dairy farmers to serve as directors on the IMPB Board of Directors. Interested persons must be active dairy farmers from either District 1 or District 3.
Published May 16, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, Illinois Milk Producers Association, Illinois Milke Promotion Board
Annual Summer Horticultural Field Day to Spotlight Belleville Orchard
Guests are invited to tour an eight-generation orchard during the Illinois State Horticulture Society’s annual Summer Horticultural Field Day at Eckert’s Belleville Farm.
Published May 6, 2022 Source: | Tags: media release, news release, horticulture field days, Illinois State Horticulture Society
IAA Foundation Announces Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship Recipients
Five individuals are getting the support they need to enroll in truck driver training classes thanks to the Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship program, funded by Illinois Farm Bureau and administered by the IAA Foundation.
Published May 5, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, IAA Foundation Scholarship
IAA Foundation Awards $138,000 in Scholarships to Students Pursuing Agriculture Degrees
Students can count on support of scholarships for college tuition during the 2022-2023 school year, courtesy of the IAA Foundation.
Published May 2, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, IAA Foundation Scholarship
Illinois Wheat Association to Host Wheat Tour
The Illinois Wheat Association will host the Southern Illinois Wheat Tour on Tuesday, May 24, giving Illinois wheat growers an opportunity to tour wheat fields and estimate yields for the 2021/22 winter wheat crop.
Published April 27, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, Illinois Wheat Association