IFB seeking grant applications for nutrient stewardship, pollinator projects

Illinois Farm Bureau is expanding its conservation grants with new grants for pollinator conservation. IFB is again offering grants for nutrient stewardship.

County Farm Bureaus must apply online by 4:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

IFB will offer $150,000 for stewardship grants and $25,000 in grants for a new pollinator conservation program. The money is to support farmer-led projects.

Grant decisions will be made by mid-December.