IFB president shares farmer concerns with Perdue
Uncertainty over shutdown, loan payments and more leads to "stress out in the countryside."
Published January 21, 2019 Source: | Tags: USDA Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, IFB president, llinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., AFBF delegates, government shutdown, trade, FSA
IFB supports AFBF trade dispute policy
Much-debated language calls for negotiation - not tariffs.
Published January 18, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, ag policy, policy news, legislation, trade, AFBF trade dispute policy, farm policy, tariffs, Illinois policy submittals, policy proposals
Illinois Farm Bureau proposals help shape national policy
Trade, transportation, health care among issues addressed at AFBF meeting.
Published January 16, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, policy news, ag policy, IFB president Richard Guebert Jr., farm policy, IFB policy changes, HSA reform, policy resolutions
AFBF president: 2018 a great year for ag policy
President Zippy Duvall outlines Farm Bureau's successes during the organization's 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans.
Published January 15, 2019 Source: | Tags: 2019 AFBF Annual Convention, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, ag policy, Deana Stroisch, Events
For Stark County member, IFB's Professional Membership has its perks
New membership classification allows agriculture industry professionals to connect with other farmers, professionals across the state.
Published January 14, 2019 Source: | Tags: Professional membership, get involved, IFB membership, membership benefits
County Farm Bureaus planning transportation rule seminars
Two-hour seminars to focus on laws, regulations which impact farmers.
Published January 11, 2019 Source: | Tags: On the Road seminars, transportation resources, trucking resources, transportation regulations, Kevin Rund, Kirby Wagner, events, Get Involved, workshops
Farm Bureau 'Food Evolution' screening spurs GMO discussion
County Farm Bureaus, ag groups and student organization team up to provide information about GMOs, biotechnology.
Published January 10, 2019 Source: | Tags: GMOs, biotechnology, Food Evolution screening
IFB to submit comments on proposed industrial hemp rules
Proposed regulations define the crop, provide framework for licensing, inspection and testing.
Published January 9, 2019 Source: | Tags: industrial hemp, hemp rules, hemp regulations, Bill Bodine, Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA), Kay Shipman, policy news