IAA Foundation names 2019-20 scholarship winners
More than $106,000 awarded to 69 students pursuing agriculture-related degrees.
Published April 30, 2019 Source:
Piatt County farmer says pollinator habitat pays dividends, allows him to 'be part of the solution.'
Published April 29, 2019 Source:
Cass-Morgan members welcome adopted legislator
Tour showcased rural education and agricultural issues and highlighted livestock, grain farms and conservation projects.
Published April 26, 2019 Source: | Tags: Take Action, Adopt-a-legislator, building relationships, Christina Nourie, Cass-Morgan County Farm Bureau, Cass-Morgan Farm Bureau
IFB members: We need trade
Farmers for Free Trade 11-state tour includes stops in Illinois
Published April 26, 2019 Source:
Taste of Edgar promotes local food, wellness
Event, now in its fourth year, brings food vendors, residents together to sample locally grown food from across the county.
Published April 25, 2019 Source:
Time is now to prepare for dicamba applications this spring
Farmers should take the time to carefully read, understand both state and federal pesticide labels.
Published April 24, 2019 Source: | Tags: Lydnsey Ramsey, Rachel Torbert
Food chemistry students explore ag careers
Cook County Farm Bureau, local food companies partner to provide students food science information, career advice.
Published April 24, 2019 Source:
Illinois ag taking action for monarchs
Statewide coalition releases 20-year agricultural plan to help protect, maintain monarch butterflies.
Published April 23, 2019 Source: | Tags: monarch, conservation, Illinois Monarch Project, coalition, monarch butterflies, Earth Day, Lauren Lurkins, Lyndsey Ramsey, Illinois Monarch Action Plan, Illinois Ag for Monarchs, Endangered Species Act
IFB Action Request: Call senators to oppose progressive tax
State Senate to vote on measure after holiday break.
Published April 22, 2019 Source: | Tags: policy news, IFB action request, take action, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, policy proposals, income tax, flat income tax system, progressive income tax, General Assembly, IFB president, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., Kay Shipman