Northern Illinoisans experience 'Agriculture All Around Us'
County Farm Bureaus partner with renowned children's museum to bring Illinois farmers closer to customers.
Published March 29, 2019 Source: | Tags: building relationships, consumer resources, consumer education, ag education, Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau, Mike Orso
Ag in the Classroom launches electronic classroom to extend development, reach
Opportunity to share information, ideas beyond ag literacy coordinators.
Published March 4, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC), ag education, student resources, ag students, eClassroom, Kay Shipman
Pritzker ag report focuses on economic growth
The 22-member committee, which includes IFB President Richard Guebert Jr., recommended several calls to action, including protecting sales tax incentives for agricultural inputs and equipment and promoting the state's agricultural products.…
Published February 14, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, IFB president Richard Guebert Jr., agriculture transition committee, ag transition team, broadband, illinois infrastructure, John Sullivan, ag education, Kay Shipman
Cass-Morgan Farm Bureau members host student, teacher activities
More than 230 area teachers receive Ag in the Classroom instruction, materials.
Published December 18, 2018 Source: | Tags: Cass-Morgan Farm Bureau, Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC), ag education, Ag Night
Peoria Farm Bureau celebrates bicentennial with white oak tree plantings
Nearly 500 trees will be planted, with some taking root at local elementary schools as an educational opportunity for students.
Published December 13, 2018 Source: | Tags: Peoria County Farm Bureau, ag education, white oak tree plantings