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FSA COMMITTEE

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin today announced that USDA has named Jill Appell of Altona, Illinois to be Chair of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Illinois State Committee. Ms. Appell farms in Knox County. Ms. Appell replaces Darell Sarff of Chandlerville, Illinois.

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LEADERS TO DC

After meeting with members of the Illinois Farm Bureau, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin has reiterated his serious concerns regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to limit the size of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In a letter to OMB Director Shaun Donovan, Durbin urged the agency to thoroughly review the proposal, and work toward… read more

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DURBIN MEETING

IFB President Guebert met Wednesday with Sen. Dick Durbin to discuss the importance of continuing to support and invest in Illinois’ agricultural communities. Guebert discussed waterways infrastructure, the Farm Bill, and renewable fuels standard (RFS).

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