Saturday represented the first time Illinois Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting was not conducted in person. Check out these other fun facts:
- Approximately 880 Illinois Farm Bureau members and employees attended the meeting virtually.
- There are 333 voting delegates representing more than 70,000 voting members.
- Delegates voted virtually using an electronic balloting process, which concluded prior to the IFB Business Meeting.
- As of Aug. 31, 2020, Illinois Farm Bureau recorded 378,237 total members.
- Approximately three out of four of the farmers in the state are Illinois Farm Bureau Members.
- There are 93 county Farm Bureaus in Illinois (some counties have combined organizations).
- This is the 106th annual meeting of the Illinois Farm Bureau.
This story was provided by FarmWeekNow.com.