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FARMLAND CHRISTMAS SHOPPING (December 2, 2016)

A handful of farmland sales emerged in recent months, including a big one coming soon in western Illinois, in what otherwise remains a market short on... read more

EXELON BILL HEADED TO GOV’S DESK (December 2, 2016)

– The Illinois General Assembly Thursday evening voted to approve an energy policy overhaul which would keep two Exelon-owned nuclear power plants in Illinois operational.... read more

RETOOLING NUTRITIONAL FACT PANELS (December 2, 2016)

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Thursday announced it was proposing to amend the nutrition labeling regulations for meat and poultry products to... read more

NO SURPRISE HERE: FARM INCOME IS DOWN (December 2, 2016)

In an updated forecast from the USDA’s Economic Research Service released Wednesday, farm income was revised down 17.2% from its August forecast of $71.5 billion... read more

FOOD FIGHT (December 1, 2016)

55% of U.S. adults believe organically grown produce is healthier than conventionally grown varieties, while 41% say there is no difference between the two. Additionally,... read more

Book Grants Awarded to 7 Local Teachers (November 18, 2016)

Ag-related books with be cropping up in seven McLean County classrooms thanks to book grants from Illinois Ag in the Classroom. Congratulations to the winning... read more

Ag in the Classroom Gets $7,500 Grant (November 18, 2016)

The McLean County Fair Ag in the Classroom program will grow and plant more seeds of food and farm knowledge with a $7,500 grant from... read more

4R4U: New Approach to Nutrients (November 10, 2016)

The new 4R4U program seeks to help farmers implement nutrient management practices that makes the most sense for their individual farms. Illinois Farm Bureau and... read more

Ag Science Education Grants Available (September 23, 2016)

Looking to grow a project or program related to learning about ag science? Check out the McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Ag Science Education Grants!... read more

Farmers: Check Status of UCR Fee (September 2, 2016)

Any farm vehicle required to have a USDOT number must also register and pay a Universal Carrier Registration fee. The Illinois Commerce Commission is no... read more

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