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VILSACK NAMED U.S. #DAIRY EXPORT COUNCIL CEO (January 17, 2017)

Former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack confirmed Tuesday he will become president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, a nonprofit industry group that seeks... read more

POLL: GOV’T SHOULD ENSURE COVERAGE (January 17, 2017)

60% of Americans say the government should be responsible for ensuring health care coverage for all Americans, compared with 38% who say it should not... read more

BIOMASS BOILER ADDED AT UI (January 17, 2017)

A new biomass boiler at the University of Illinois will burn perennial grasses grown on the campus’ energy farm to keep the greenhouse warm throughout... read more

ANDERSONS TO EXIT RETAIL (January 17, 2017)

U.S. grain handler Andersons Inc. said Sunday it plans to exit the retail business, affecting more than 1,000 employees. The company, which buys gain, produces... read more

COUNTY FB CONNECTS RURAL, URBAN ED ISSUES (January 17, 2017)

Common education concerns drove Whiteside County Farm Bureau leaders to organize and sponsor its first education forum for their adopted legislator, State Rep. Emanuel “Chris”... read more

IFB Farm Bill Work Sessions (January 16, 2017)

Dive into the discussion and help shape Illinois Farm Bureau policy for the 2018 Farm Bill with upcoming work sessions: Jan. 25 at 5 p.m.... read more

Lake Evergreen Watershed Nitrate Program (January 3, 2017)

What is the fate of your nitrogen? Farmers in the Lake Evergreen Watershed are invited to participate in a research project aimed at providing data... read more

MCFB Board Election Results (January 3, 2017)

McLean County Farm Bureau members Fred Grieder of Carlock and Marie Denzer-Farley of Danvers were re-elected to serve on the Board of Directors. Arin Rader... read more

Scholarships Available to McLean County Students (December 21, 2016)

Looking to launch a career in agriculture? Check out these scholarship opportunities available now! McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Ag Leadership Scholarships: Up to five... read more

Farm Safety Breakfast Jan. 31 (December 19, 2016)

Defend your data! Take a look at tips for preventing identity theft plus learn the latest trucking rules and regulations for Illinois farmers Jan. 31 at... read more

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