President Trump signs the farm bill, IFB president attends signing
Bipartisan bill a "tremendous victory for the American farmer."
Published December 21, 2018 Source: | Tags: 2018 farm bill, policy news, Agriculture Improvment Act, President Trump, Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., Washington state, Washington D.C., White House, USDA Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, AFBF president Zippy Duvall, Congress, Farm Legislation, Deana Stroisch
IFB transportation expert breaks down farmer exemptions to the truck driver medical card
When is a medical card required? When are farmers exempt?
Published December 20, 2018 Source: | Tags: View from the Road, transportation resources, trucking resources, Kirby Wagner, transportation blog, farmer exemptions
IFB: Dusky gopher frog ruling "a good start"
Despite ruling, questions remain about "critical habitat" and its impact on landowners.
Published December 19, 2018 Source:
Cass-Morgan Farm Bureau members host student, teacher activities
More than 230 area teachers receive Ag in the Classroom instruction, materials.
Published December 18, 2018 Source: | Tags: Cass-Morgan Farm Bureau, Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC), ag education, Ag Night
EPA, Corps release proposed new Clean Water Rule
IFB President Richard Guebert Jr. attends proposed rule announcement with other state Farm Bureau presidents.
Published December 17, 2018 Source: | Tags: EPA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, WOTUS, Clean Water Rule, IFB president, llinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert Jr., policy news, legislation
Peoria Farm Bureau celebrates bicentennial with white oak tree plantings
Nearly 500 trees will be planted, with some taking root at local elementary schools as an educational opportunity for students.
Published December 13, 2018 Source: | Tags: Peoria County Farm Bureau, ag education, white oak tree plantings
Changes to IFB health care, dairy policies approved
IFB Health Care Working Group to continue exploring options for members over next year.
Published December 11, 2018 Source: | Tags: policy news, health care, healthcare, health insurance, Health Care Working Group, IFB annual meeting, dairy, Health Savings Account (HSA), IFB policy changes, Deana Stroisch