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FARMWEEK PREVIEW (March 23, 2018)

– In Monday’s FarmWeek … Community colleges and high schools are beefing up their ag programs, and the Illinois Monarch Project aims to boost butterfly... read more

LAND, RENT STABLE (March 23, 2018)

Illinois farmland values are holding their ground despite ongoing economic pressure in the industry. Average prices were flat to down 5 percent in 2017, and... read more

RURAL COMEBACK (March 23, 2018)

Census data shows American small towns, farming/manufacturing counties and heavily agricultural areas are adding people for the first time in years. Meanwhile, population growth in... read more

VETO THREAT (March 23, 2018)

President Trump may veto a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill over concerns about young “Dreamer” immigrants and border wall funding. The threat comes hours before... read more

TARIFF BACKLASH (March 23, 2018)

U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum take effect Friday, and Illinois farmers and ag leaders are worried about retaliation by impacted countries. Macon County... read more

Finding affordable health care for farmers (March 20, 2018)

Delegates to the Illinois Farm Bureau annual meeting in December asked IFB to identify affordable health care options for farmers. They did so as premiums... read more

Unified Carrier Registration Now Available (January 8, 2018)

Registration is now available for the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) effective January 5, 2018. The fees, normally due January 1 of each year, had been... read more

Landowner 101 Classes (January 3, 2018)

Expand your understanding and skills for managing your farmland with a series of Landowner 101 classes. Instructors will include Don Meyer and Dr. Maria Boerngen... read more

Ag Scholarship Deadlines – Feb. 1 (January 3, 2018)

McLean County students pursuing ag-related careers are eligible for a number of scholarship opportunities including: McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Ag Leadership Scholarships Up to... read more

On the Road Seminar – Feb. 7 (January 3, 2018)

Take a look at the latest farm trucking rules and transportation regulations at the On the Road Seminar Wed. Feb. 7 at 8 a.m. at... read more


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