Resolutions Committee addresses grassroot issues, ideas
July policy submittals included the use of public land for energy and environmental purposes, and issues related to animal health and food safety.
Published July 16, 2019 Source: | Tags: IFB Resolutions Committee, policy news
Vendors can help streamline trucking paperwork for a big fee
Also in this month's View from the Road, IFB's Kirby Wagner provides a video update of fees that increased on July 1.
Published July 15, 2019 Source: | Tags: View from the Road, Kirby Wagner, transportation resources, transportation regulations, transportation laws and regulations
IAITC, Illinois Reading Council on the same page with ag
The state's 36 reading councils have more than 1,000 ambassadors promoting reading and selected books by Illinois authors.
Published July 12, 2019 Source: | Tags: Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC), Kay Shipman, ag education, ag literacy
Preregistration due today for nutrient field day
An upcoming Field Day will highlight nutrient practices and teamwork. The event "offers an opportunity to see what can be done to make the collaboration bigger and wider."
Published July 10, 2019 Source: | Tags: nutrient management, field day, Fulton County, conservation, Kay Shipman
SIU scientists share studies on nutrient management, water quality at IFB Field Day
The Field Day was sponsored by SIU College of Agricultural Sciences, Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council and Illinois Farm Bureau.
Published July 9, 2019 Source: | Tags: SIUC Field Day, SIUC, Southern Illinois University, Kay Shipman, nutrient management, water quality, Illinois NREC
Legislators to RMA: Delay crop insurance premium due date
Illinois Farm Bureau leaders also asked RMA and congressional offices to delay the due date while in Washington, D.C. last month.
Published July 8, 2019 Source: | Tags: crop insurance, USDA RMA
IFB Farm Income and Innovations Conference to highlight trade, financial management
One of the most popular events of the year in Illinois agriculture, the annual IFB Farm Income & Innovations Conference brings together farmers across the state to hear national and state experts that will help you meet your farming busines…
Published July 3, 2019 Source: | Tags: FIIC, get involved, Farm Income and Innovations Conference, financial management, economic resources, farm economy
Field Day: SIU studying crop-based strategy to suppress waterhemp
The field day featured several research projects.
Published July 2, 2019 Source: | Tags: SIUC, SIUC Field Day, summer field day