IFB Board letter requests Restore Illinois changes
IFB President Richard Guebert Jr. said Director Costello asked for suggestions on how to improve the Restore Illinois plan during a call with the IFB Board.
Published May 22, 2020 Source: | Tags: Illinois Farm Bureau Board of Directors, Restore Illinois
Property tax relief: What you should know
Ryan Whitehouse, IFB's associate director of local government & political engagement, discusses how counties are offering property tax relief.
Published May 21, 2020 Source:
President Trump announces direct payments to farmers
Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr. shared his appreciation for the Trump Administration and Congress for the actions taken to help mitigate the damages incurred by the pandemic on our supply chain and our markets.
Published May 19, 2020 Source: | Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
IAA Foundation scholarships provide encouragement to students
IFB Board of Directors and IAA Foundation staff placed personal calls to scholarship recipients.
Published May 11, 2020 Source: | Tags: IAA Foundation, IAA Foundation scholarships
IFB submits public comment to EPA regarding neonicotinoids
IFB urges EPA to refrain from placing additional restrictions on these neonicotinoids, given their unique value to growers.
Published May 8, 2020 Source: | Tags: Lauren Lurkins, EPA, pesticide
Overcoming Illinois' agri-food system challenges
IFB President Richard Guebert Jr. and Illinois Agri-Food Alliance leadership discuss how Illinois will move forward from COVID-19 challenges.
Published May 6, 2020 Source: | Tags: COVID-19, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr.
IFB submits public comments on NRCS conservation practice standards
Twenty-three of the standards up for review were applicable to Illinois farmers.
Published May 4, 2020 Source: | Tags: conservation