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CHINESE CORN (November 26, 2014)

China will begin to buy corn from farmers this week under an annual intervention program. Industry sources have pointed to China’s bulging state corn stocks... read more

RENEWABLES WON’T DO (November 26, 2014)

Two engineers who worked on an ambitious renewable energy project at Google called “RE<C” – say the project failed. They now say that existing technologies... read more

RAIL WOES HELPING BARGES (November 26, 2014)

As of Nov. 1, year-to-date grain barge tonnages were 13 percent higher than the five-year average and the highest since 2010, according to a recent... read more

TECH UPDATE (November 26, 2014)

Nielsen says audio/video streaming in general is surging. Nearly 80% of the population say they have listened to music online in the last year. The... read more

NLRS UNVEILED (November 25, 2014)

IEPA and IDOA this morning released the proposed Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. It’s now open for comments until January 24, 2015.  More details at

MCFB Foundation Leadership Scholarships (November 26, 2014)

Planning to pursue an ag-related career? Check out the scholarship opportunities from McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation! Applications are now available on the Scholarships page.... read more

2014 Farm Bill Choices (November 24, 2014)

To find resources and tools to help navigate the options available in the 2014 Farm Bill, click here. The 2014 Farm Bill was passed on... read more

November Messenger Online (November 11, 2014)

Check out the latest news from McLean County Farm Bureau in this month’s Messenger – look for it inside your Nov. 10 FarmWeek or click... read more

Winter ‘Local Link’ Online (November 11, 2014)

Did you know some farmers in McLean County are planting cover crops from airplanes? Check out the story plus a look at the University of... read more

Sen. Bill Brady Receives Friend of Agriculture Award (October 30, 2014)

Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR is pleased to announce that State Senator Bill Brady of the 44th State Senate District has been designated a “Friend of... read more


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