For Illinois Farmers, Corn Dispute with Mexico Raises Concerns
Mercer County farmer Jeff Kirwan spoke with Lee Enterprises' Herald & Review about Mexico's GMO corn ban.
Published March 26, 2023 Source: Herald & Review | Tags: farmer perspective, farmer interview, feature article, Mexico GMO Corn Ban
EPA Weighs Tougher Regulations for Livestock Farms
Illinois Farm Bureau Vice President Brian Duncan spoke to Fox News Business as the U.S. Enviornmental Protection Agency weighed tougher regulations on livestock farmers.
Published March 1, 2023 Source: Fox News Business | Tags: EPA, livestock, TV segment
Growing Tradition: Armington Farm Family Featured in Super Bowl Ad
Armington farmer Chad Kleinschmidt discusses his family-farm operation and involvement in the Illinois Farm Family coalition's "We are the 96%" campaign with The Pantagraph.
Published February 12, 2023 Source: The Pantagraph | Tags: farmer feature, Illinois Farm Families, We are the 96
New Illinois State Energy Project Standards Welcomed by Some, Resisted by Others
Robert Klemm, a farmer in DeWitt County, spoke with the Herald & Review in Decatur about concerns regarding new state-wide standards for wind and solar projects.
Published February 11, 2023 Source: The Herald & Review | Tags: farmer perspective, feature article, renewable energy
Viola Family Featured in Super Bowl LVII Commercial
Illinois farmer Chad Bell, of Mercer County, spoke with WQAD-TV (ABC) about his involvement in the Illinois Farm Family coalition's "We are the 96%" campaign.
Published February 2, 2023 Source: WQAD8 | Tags: TV segment, illinois farm families, we are the 96, farmer interview
John Deere Passes ‘Right to Repair’ Agreement
John Mitchell, a dairy farmer in Winnebago County, talks about the recently signed John Deere-AFBF memorandum of understanding.
Published January 9, 2023 Source: WIFR | Tags: farmer perspective, news story, right to repair