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ELECTION DAY VOTER REGISTRATION BLOCKED (September 28, 2016)

A federal judge Tuesday blocked Election Day voter registration at polling places in Illinois, saying the state law allowing the practice was unconstitutional because it... read more

#GROCERY PRICES PLUNGING (September 28, 2016)

#Food prices have fallen for nine straight months in the U.S. – the longest streak of food deflation since 1960, with the exception of 2009... read more

IL #CORN #HARVEST16 PICKS UP (September 27, 2016)

Nearly a quarter – 24% – of the Illinois corn crop has been harvested, up from just 9% a week earlier. This week’s harvest progress... read more

#FoodLabels PUSH THE LIMIT (September 27, 2016)

Popular buzzwords such as “natural,” “humanely raised,” “cage free,” “grass fed,” and “antibiotic free” are complicating food labels. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service... read more

FARMED #FISH COULD FIX HUNGER (September 27, 2016)

With the world’s arable land maxed out and wild seafood overfished, experts at a conference on sustainable food at the Monterey Bay Aquarium said farmed... 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

Adding Income and Stability (August 17, 2016)

Trade and TPP will benefit farmers across Illinois In the middle of the third straight year of slumping commodity prices and decreased net farm income,... read more

Wind Energy Landowner Meeting (August 15, 2016)

McLean County Farm Bureau will host a meeting for landowners regarding wind turbine leases and utility easements Tues., Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. The meeting... read more

Defensive Driving Course (August 15, 2016)

Stay safe on the road and refresh your knowledge of defensive driving skills with a Defensive Driving Course sponsored by McLean County Farm Bureau and... read more

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