Farmers still waiting for key trucking announcementsIFB's Assistance Director of Transportation and Government, Kirby Wagner, gives his first update of 2020.Read More
Specialty growers encouraged to share stories of their farms“In today’s world, storytelling is a phenomenon," according to communications consultant.Read More
Guidance for flood debasements from IFBIn order to receive a flood debasement, the farmer needs to document crop loss percentages and report that information to the CCAO.Read More
Register for IFB farm legacy seminarsLearn to identify and avoid the seven common mistakes that lead to family farm failures.Read More
COUNTRY, IFB hosting Agribusiness SeminarsThe seminars aim to assist farmers on a variety of topics, including Federal Crop Insurance offerings.Read More
YL chairman encourages members to try something newDrew DeSutter farms full time in Knox County with his father, uncle and cousin.Read More
IFB helping farmers meet Livestock Management Facility Act requirementsThe Livestock Management Facilities Act requires facilities designed for 300 or more animal units to have at least one employee certified in proper manure handling procedures.Read More
IFB Nutrient Stewardship Grants provide important links to farmersConsidering 2020 commitments, IFB will have invested $550,000 in the past five years into nutrient stewardship, water quality and soil health.Read More
Applications open for IAA Foundation scholarshipsCompleted applications must be submitted online by Feb. 1.Read More
Illinois Specialty Crop Conference will connect farmers and consumersThe conference will be held Jan. 8-10 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield.Read More
County FB delegates debate farm semi skill test requirementsThe changes will "fit the need" of semi drivers and prepare them for situations they may face.Read More
IFB’s director of environmental policy invited to serve on U.S. EPA Pesticide CommitteeLauren Lurkins will also begin a three-year term in January on the Agricultural Nutrient Policy Council.Read More
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