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#EstatePlanning UPDATE (July 1, 2015)

The U.S. Treasury Department is zeroing in on new regulations that would effectively raise the taxable value of assets transferred into family partnerships and LLCs,... read more

#RIVER UPDATE (July 1, 2015)

Swift currents have prompted continued restrictions on #barge tow sizes along the #Illinois and sections of the #Mississippi rivers, grain sources say.

#HOME VALUES AND THE #WEB (July 1, 2015)

#RealEstate agents across the country say buyers are turning their noses up at homes without fast Web access. A nationwide study released on Monday by... read more

SUGARY DEATHS (July 1, 2015)

Scientists are asking people across the globe to lay off sugary drinks, linking the consumption to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year, including more... read more

#StateFair #foods (July 1, 2015)

State Fairs are about deep-fried cherry gummy bears dipped in vanilla batter, topped with powdered sugar on a stick (thanks, Ohio) or deep-fried beer (big... read more

IFB Commodity Conference July 29 (July 1, 2015)

Check out the 2015 Illinois Farm Bureau Commodities Conference to hear the latest projections from experts on farmland prices, the economic impact of agriculture, markets, weather,... read more

Summer ‘Local Link’ online (June 2, 2015)

Chick it Out hatches hands on learning for thousands of students in McLean County! Check out the story plus see a preview of the 2015 McLean... read more

Illinois Harvest Dinner Seeks Support (June 1, 2015)

Agriculture advocacy efforts are, literally, moving to the field. Illinois Agri-Women invites you to support their effort to share the farm story through the Illinois... read more

Ag After Hours Set for June 25 (May 20, 2015)

Join us for Ag After Hours – a networking & professional development opportunity for young farmers & agribusiness professionals. Thurs., June 25 @ Mackinaw Valley Vineyard,... read more

2015-16 MCFB Foundation Scholarship Recipients (May 15, 2015)

Five local students pursing ag-related careers have been selected for the 2015-16 McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Leadership Scholarships. Each student will receive $1,000 towards their educational expenses.... read more


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