IFB to survey members about health care
Feedback will help the organization continue to investigate whether offering an association health plan to members makes sense.
Published May 14, 2019 Source: | Tags: health care, health insurance, healthcare, Associated Health Plan (AHP), Health Care Working Group, member survey
IFB 'deeply concerned' about Chinese retaliation
The United States increased tariffs to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese products Friday. The Chinese vowed to retaliate.
Published May 13, 2019 Source: | Tags: trade war, tariffs, trade, trade deals, trade climate, trade and tariffs, U.S.-China trade deals, IFB vice president Brian Duncan, Brian Duncan, retaliatory tariffs, President Trump, IFB president, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr.
Recruiting new IFB members: Part of something bigger
Prizes available for those who recruit most new members by Aug. 31.
Published May 9, 2019 Source:
State lawmakers working through full slate of issues
Agenda includes several topics of interest for Illinois Farm Bureau.
Published May 8, 2019 Source: | Tags: legislation, policy news, state issues, policy issues, Mark Gebhards, DeLoss Jahnke, state budget, recreational marijuana, progressive income tax, recreational cannabis, Illinois General Assembly, state legislation
Lt. Gov. pursues ag lessons on the farm by talking with farmers
Stratton spends most of a day in Whiteside County learning about issues facing agriculture.
Published May 7, 2019 Source: | Tags: Whiteside County, Lt. Gov., Whiteside County Farm Bureau, Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton, Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, building relationships
IFB suggests changes to conservation practice standards
Organization looking for increased flexibility, equivalent benefits.
Published May 6, 2019 Source: | Tags: conservation, IFB president, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., Deana Stroisch, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
IFB: 'Time to end' the summertime prohibition on E15
Letter encourages U.S. EPA to finalize proposed rule that would allow the blend to be sold all year. Rule could take effect this summer.
Published May 3, 2019 Source:
IDOA taking license applications for industrial hemp
IFB pleased, has 'supported legalizing industrial hemp production for more than two decades.'
Published May 2, 2019 Source: