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IT’S OFFICIAL (December 22, 2014)

China has officially approved imports of Viptera, a GMO corn seed at the center of a string of lawsuits over U.S. grain shipments, Syngenta AG... read more

YOUNG CONSUMERS NOT BUYING (December 22, 2014)

Young adults aren’t the consumers they once were. Older Americans are overtaking them as better customers in many important categories. Young adults spent 22% less... read more

MINORITY MAJORITY IN ’44 (December 22, 2014)

Although population growth is slowing in the U.S. because of the baby bust, one thing hasn’t changed. Asians, Blacks, and Hispanics will become the majority... read more

WHAT’S FOR XMAS DINNER (December 22, 2014)

Turkey is the star at Thanksgiving.  So, what is the main entrée being served at Christmas?  Hams. A full 42% reported plans of serving it... read more

BEEF CHECKOFF NIXED (December 19, 2014)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told DTN yesterday that USDA won’t proceed with its proposal for a new and separate beef checkoff program, acceding to congressional... read more

Farm Bill Decisions (December 22, 2014)

Need help navigating the risk management options in the #2014FarmBill ? Mark your calendar for upcoming meetings: Thurs., Jan. 29 at 7:45 a.m. at McLean... read more

Commodity Challenge (December 22, 2014)

Sharpen your grain marketing skills in the Illinois Farm Bureau/GROWMARK/CMEGroup/AgriVisor  2015 Commodity Challenge! Plus, compete for up to $1,500 in cash prizes in one of... read more

Farm Safety Focus (December 15, 2014)

Keep your stored grain in condition to avoid potential safety issues. 2014 brought a plentiful grain harvest. While a boon for farmers, the flip side... read more

Ag Awards Nominations Needed (December 11, 2014)

Know a McLean County farmer or agribusiness professional who goes above & beyond? Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 McLean County Chamber of Commerce... read more

December Messenger Online (December 10, 2014)

Check out the latest news from McLean County Farm Bureau in this month’s Messenger – look for it inside your Dec. 8 FarmWeek or click... read more

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