Application deadline nears for IAA Foundation scholarships
Essay, endorsements part of the process; be sure to start sooner rather than later.
Published January 25, 2019 Source: | Tags: IAA Foundation, IAA Foundation scholarships, student opportunities, student resources, ag students, Jim Taylor, college scholarships, scholarship opportunities
IFB NLRS efforts represented in state task force aquifer recommendations
New technology, improved education and outreach also included in list of recommendations.
Published January 24, 2019 Source: | Tags: NLRS, nutrient management, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, aquifer, water quality, Lauren Lurkins, Kay Shipman, Mahomet Aquifer Protection Task Force
February IFB conference to feature Fox commentator
One-day event will highlight Illinois Farm Bureau legislative priorities.
Published January 22, 2019 Source: | Tags: events, get involved, GALC 2019, legislative priorities, ag policy, Jesse Watters, Governmental Affairs Leadership Conference, Deana Stroisch
IFB president shares farmer concerns with Perdue
Uncertainty over shutdown, loan payments and more leads to "stress out in the countryside."
Published January 21, 2019 Source: | Tags: USDA Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, IFB president, llinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., AFBF delegates, government shutdown, trade, FSA
IFB supports AFBF trade dispute policy
Much-debated language calls for negotiation - not tariffs.
Published January 18, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, ag policy, policy news, legislation, trade, AFBF trade dispute policy, farm policy, tariffs, Illinois policy submittals, policy proposals
Illinois Farm Bureau proposals help shape national policy
Trade, transportation, health care among issues addressed at AFBF meeting.
Published January 16, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, policy news, ag policy, IFB president Richard Guebert Jr., farm policy, IFB policy changes, HSA reform, policy resolutions
AFBF president: 2018 a great year for ag policy
President Zippy Duvall outlines Farm Bureau's successes during the organization's 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans.
Published January 15, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, ag policy, Deana Stroisch, Events