IFB part of group sharing water quality efforts in Utah
The collaboration can serve as a model for other states in the Midwest dealing with their own nutrient loss reduction strategies, according to Karl Williard.
Published June 19, 2019 Source: | Tags: Lauren Lurkins, water quality, protecting the environment, NLRS, nutrient management, Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy, nutrient stewardship, water resources
IFB joins more than 950 groups in USMCA support letter
IFB leaders also discussed the importance of the trade deal in Washington this week.
Published June 18, 2019 Source:
Farmers 'fly-in' to Washington to discuss planting, trade
IFB's president, four board directors and several staff members joined more than 150 other state Farm Bureau representatives in a series of sessions.
Published June 14, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., Illinois Farm Bureau Board of Directors, Illinois Farm Bureau District 8 Director David Serven
Embarras River Watershed plan, nutrient work focus of meeting
The watershed covers eight east-central counties and has been a state priority watershed for several decades.
Published June 13, 2019 Source:
Letter to IFB membership recapping Illinois General Assembly session
Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr. summarizes thoughts on the spring session.
Published June 12, 2019 Source: | Tags: IFB president Richard Guebert Jr., IFB president, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., Illinois General Assembly, policy news
Illinois' new House Ag Committee chair shares farm experiences
Chicago native with horticulture experience took over vacated seat, hopes to visit more farms.
Published June 11, 2019 Source: | Tags: Rep. Sonya Harper, Illinois House Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Christian County, Kay Shipman
Webinar set for late planting
COUNTRY and Illinois Farm Bureau staff to also discuss MFP, disaster assistance and other topics.
Published June 10, 2019 Source: | Tags: webinar, Skype broadcast, prevent plant, prevented plant, COUNTRY Financial, Doug Yoder, Adam Nielsen, late planting, member benefits, membership benefits
CFBs, IFB detail refuge concerns
New website outlines farmer concerns with wildlife refuges around Illinois.
Published June 7, 2019 Source: | Tags: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), wildlife refuge, Kankakee National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area, Stewardship, Lyndsey Ramsey, Deana Stroisch
E15 set for year-round availability
Illinois farmers meet with EPA region administrator to discuss the expanded access.
Published June 6, 2019 Source: | Tags: E15, ethanol, Illinois Corn Growers Association, EPA Region 5, U.S. EPA, protecting the environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cathy Stepp, ICGA, Paul Jeschke, policy news, Trump Administration, year-round E15, fuel, Andrea Casali