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
Statement from the Illinois Farm Bureau Regarding Expansion of E15
The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr. regarding President Biden’s announcement today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will allow E15 gasoline to be sold this summer.
Published April 12, 2022 Source: | Tags: IFB statement, Ethanol, renewable fuel, Energy, Fuel
Illinois Farm Bureau Kicks Off Spring Nutrient Stewardship Field Days
As the ground thaws from winter and growers head back into the field, Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) and its membership will continue to promote water quality and soil health through Nutrient Stewardship Field Days this spring.
Published March 16, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, Nutrient Stewardship Field Day, nutrient stewardship, Field Day
Applications Available for Veterinary Student Loans
Illinois Farm Bureau® (IFB) is accepting applications for its Illinois Veterinary Education and Training (IVET) loan program. Loans are available to second-year veterinary students attending any accredited college of veterinary medicine in…
Published March 1, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, Illinois Veterinary Education Training
IAA Foundation Offers Scholarships to Drive Agriculture Forward
Truck drivers are critical for transporting farm commodities, inputs and food throughout Illinois and the nation. The IAA Foundation is pleased to administer the Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship to help offset the cost of needed comm…
Published February 23, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, IAA Foundation Scholarship
2022 Live Local Food Conference to Highlight Opportunities in Local Food Systems
Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB), in partnership with the Illinois Farmers Market Association (IFMA), will host the 2022 Live Local: Food & Farmers Market Conference on March 23-24 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria.
Published February 14, 2022 Source: | Tags: news release, media release, Live Local Shop Local
Illinois Farm Bureau® Offers Policy, Passion, Talent At American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention
Over 4,000 farmers across the country registered for the 103rd Annual Convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), held Jan. 7-12 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Published January 11, 2022 Source: | Tags: press release, media release, news release, AFBF Annual Convention, AFBF policy, policy development, grassroots development