IFB leadership comments on study illustrating tariff effects
Study shows tariff effects 'ripple through the economy.' Most U.S. sectors stand to lose thousands of jobs, including agriculture. Report projects 85,000 lost jobs in Illinois alone.
Published February 13, 2019
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McLean County Farm Bureau hosts U.S. senator visit with Illinois farmers
Durbin hears about importance of trade, crop insurance.
Published February 7, 2019
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IFB sets its national legislative priorities
Trade tops list of issues the organization will be working on in Washington, D.C.
Published February 1, 2019
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