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#FARM DEBT (May 27, 2016)

Banks are tightening credit for farmers amid a rise in delinquencies, forcing some growers to turn to alternative sources of loans. The Chicago Fed earlier... read more

#ILLINOIS BUDGET TALKS (May 27, 2016)

Gov. Rauner and legislative leaders plan Friday meetings in Springfield ahead of the Tuesday scheduled end of the spring session. Leaders from both parties and... read more

FARMWEEK PREVIEW (May 27, 2016)

The southern Illinois wheat tour results, a centenarian still working on nutrition research, and a feature on a singing blacksmith from Edwards County can all... read more

PODCASTING GROWS (May 27, 2016)

Only 29% of podcast listening happens through a computer, compared to 71% through a smartphone. One of the interesting metrics in this year’s Podcast Consumer... read more

#ILLINOIS STATE #BUDGET (May 26, 2016)

Illinois House Democrats Wednesday night rammed through a spending plan for the next state fiscal year, even though there’s no agreement on any of Gov.... read more

Summer ‘Local Link’ Online (May 19, 2016)

Find out how constructed wetlands can improve water quality plus ways to support the McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation and a preview of the 2016... read more

Rep. Jones Tours Pig Farm (May 18, 2016)

A tour of Bane Family Pork Farm offered a look at modern pig farming for McLean County Farm Bureau’s adopted legislator, Rep. Thaddeus Jones (D-Calumet... read more

ACTION Request: Telecommunications & Property Rights (May 18, 2016)

Don’t let telecommunications companies take your property rights!  Call your State Representative now! SB 2237 would allow telecommunications companies to install their cable and equipment... read more

ICGA Seeking Candidates for District Director (May 13, 2016)

The Illinois Corn Growers Association District 7 seat will be open in the upcoming ICGA election. The new director will be elected and seated on the... read more

MCFB Foundation Leadership Scholarship Winners (May 11, 2016)

Four McLean County students will receive $1,000 to pursue an ag-related career as winners of the 2016-17 McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Leadership Scholarships. Olivia... read more

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