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GMO LABELING (October 29, 2014)

Oregon’s Measure 92 to require labeling of GMO foods is behind by six points, according to a new poll released Tuesday, just a week before... read more

LIVESTOCK REPORT (October 29, 2014)

Earlier this month, ILDG’s Nic Anderson and RFD’s Rita Frazer visited the Curtin Farm in Christian County as a part of their Fall Livestock Tour... read more

INHERITED EDUCATION (October 29, 2014)

The “education advantage” appears to be passed down from parents to children even more strongly than the income advantage, according to a Brookings Institution study.... read more

SAUSAGE KING (October 29, 2014)

October is National Sausage Month, and Americans surveyed have crowned a king. An online survey found Italian sausage edging out breakfast sausage as America’s favorite,... read more

MEDIA TRENDS (October 29, 2014)

If it seems like almost everybody is streaming TV and movies, a new survey indicates the reason may be simply that many more people are... read more

Rep. Keith Sommer Receives ACTIVATOR Friend of Agriculture Award (October 24, 2014)

Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR is pleased to announce that State Representative Keith Sommer of the 88th State Legislative District has been designated a “Friend of... read more

Sen. Barickman Receives ACTIVATOR Friend of Ag Award (October 22, 2014)

                          Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR is pleased to announce that State Senator Jason... read more

New Rules for Livestock Farms (October 8, 2014)

New state rules for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) will impact all Illinois livestock farms – not just those required to obtain national Pollutant Discharge... read more

Farm Bill Tools & Webinars (September 25, 2014)

The 2014 Farm Bill offers farmers a one-time opportunity to select a crop program for the next five years (2014-18 crop years). Illinois FSA offices... read more

#Ditch the Rule: WOTUS Action Request (September 8, 2014)

Farm Bureau members – Call your Congressman and ask them to support HR 5078 – The Waters of the U.S. Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. The... read more

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