USMCA one step closer to implementation
Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr. says Canada's passage of the USMCA is "emarkable news for the Illinois agriculture industry during challenging and uncertain times."
Published March 19, 2020 Source: | Tags: USMCA, trade, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr.
IFB, IDOA leaders share info, concerns, challenges
“Acting Director (Jerry) Costello was open and listened to our concerns,” IFB President Richard Guebert Jr. said.
Published March 18, 2020 Source: | Tags: Coronavirus
Leaders to Washington: 'We're at a breaking point'
Illinois farmers discussed farm debt, trade and broadband access with their respective members of Congress.
Published March 17, 2020 Source: | Tags: Leaders to Washington
Illinois farmers discuss RFS, dicamba during Leaders to Washington
Participants asked the EPA not to appeal the court’s decision and emphasized the importance of ethanol.
Published March 16, 2020 Source: | Tags: Leaders to Washington
Statement from IFB President Richard Guebert Jr.
IFB President Guebert just arrived home from the American Farm Bureau Federation Board meeting in Washington, D.C. where he spent hours discussing the best ways to support farmers during this crisis.
Published March 14, 2020 Source: | Tags: Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., Coronavirus
Guebert presented copy of USMCA in DC
The copy was presented by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, for Guebert’s efforts in encouraging passage of the USMCA.
Published March 13, 2020 Source: | Tags: Leaders to Washington, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr.
Stratton to farmers: 'I stand with you, support you'
Illinois Farm Bureau Vice President Brian Duncan applauded Stratton for being a “genuine and enthusiastic supporter for agriculture in Illinois."
Published March 12, 2020 Source: | Tags: Live Local Conference, Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton
IFB members join list of Master Farmers
Five Illinois Farm Bureau members have been named as 2020 Prairie Farmer magazine Master Farmers. Holly Spangler, Prairie Farmer editor, says, "these farmers are at the top of their game."
Published March 10, 2020 Source:
IFB: Senate bill would raise costs to build, expand ethanol plants
Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr. encouraged ag group leaders to ask their representatives to oppose SB 1407.
Published March 9, 2020 Source: