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RAIL SHORTAGE (April 17, 2014)

- U.S. officials ordered BNSF and Canadian Pacific to report by Friday their plans to ensure timely fertilizer deliveries to Midwest ahead of the spring... read more

DUPONT/PIONEER (April 17, 2014)

- Lower corn planting in South America, along with lower seed and herbicide demand in North America are reasons cited by DuPont for a 6%... read more

YOU CAN’T MAKE THEM DRINK (April 17, 2014)

- A Cornell study says banning chocolate milk from school meals at 11 elementary schools in Oregon resulted in a 10 pct drop in overall... read more

COST OF REJECTION (April 17, 2014)

– The National Grain and Feed Association says China’s rejections of a banned variety of genetically modified U.S. corn have cost the U.S. agriculture industry... read more

TECH TRENDS (April 16, 2014)

Jacobs Media just released their media usage report for 2014. It reveals sharp usage increases in digital devices, social platforms, and mediums among core radio... read more

Local ALOT Graduates (April 10, 2014)

McLean County Farm Bureau members Adam Bane, Jason Bollivar, Sarah Peters, Tyler Rhode and Jon Sellenrick graduated from the Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow (ALOT) program... read more

Federal Action Request (April 1, 2014)

A federal legislative action request will be coming Wednesday and Thursday regarding extending Section 179 small business expensing at the $500,000 level. Click here for... read more

Meat Donation Drive Raises $1,141 (March 31, 2014)

McLean County Farm Bureau helped raise $1,141 to purchase meat for Midwest Food Bank with a donation drive at Cub Foods March 16-22. The drive... read more

Farm Bill Webinars (March 25, 2014)

  Illinois Farm Bureau will host 3 webinars about the 2014 Farm Bill for members: 1. Commodity Title Options  April 2 @ 8 a.m. with... read more

Scholarship Applications Now Available (January 1, 2014)

If you are a student planning to pursue a career in agriculture, check out local ag scholarships opportunities by clicking on the ‘scholarships’ tab. Five... read more

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