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BACK TO BASIS: ECONOMIST EXAMINES ISSUS WITH WIDE PRICE SPREADS – (January 22, 2019)

BACK TO BASIS: ECONOMIST EXAMINES ISSUS WITH WIDE PRICE SPREADS – The basis on soybeans, the difference between the cash and futures price, remains historically... read more

MINDING YOUR BALANCE SHEET AND WORKING YOUR CAPITAL – (January 22, 2019)

MINDING YOUR BALANCE SHEET AND WORKING YOUR CAPITAL – Navigating the challenging financial and economic environment makes it necessary for farmers to understand factors affecting... read more

FEDERAL SHUTDOWN SLOWS AID TO FARMERS IMPACTED BY TARIFFS – (January 22, 2019)

FEDERAL SHUTDOWN SLOWS AID TO FARMERS IMPACTED BY TARIFFS – Trade tariffs between the U.S. and China continue, but the countries promised last month no... read more

GOVERNOR TOUTS LEGAL MARIJUANA, BUT WILL HE REMOVE ROADBLOCKS TO EXPAND MEDICAL POT? – (January 22, 2019)

GOVERNOR TOUTS LEGAL MARIJUANA, BUT WILL HE REMOVE ROADBLOCKS TO EXPAND MEDICAL POT? – Eyes are on Governor J.B. Pritzker’s plan to legalize cannabis for... read more

SPENDING DEAL SEEKS DATA ON USDA RELOCATION PLAN – (January 22, 2019)

SPENDING DEAL SEEKS DATA ON USDA RELOCATION PLAN – A House-Senate agreement on USDA’s fiscal 2019 budget includes nonbinding language that raises concerns about the... read more

Milk Donation Challenge (December 5, 2018)

McLean County Farm Bureau Young Leaders will be participating the social media based #10GallonChallenge campaign and donating milk to Midwest Food Bank Dec. 20. If you... read more

Delegates Set Policy at Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting (December 4, 2018)

Delegates and members attending the 103rd Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) Annual Meeting capped a frustrating year with some good news: U.S. President Donald Trump and... read more

2018 Golden Clover Winners (August 14, 2018)

Four dedicated supporters of 4-H and the McLean County Fair received recognition as 2018 Golden Clover Award winners: Joyce Yoder was honored as a Golden... read more

McLean County Fair Receives Facility Grant (August 14, 2018)

McLean County Fair received a $3,000 Facility Upgrade Grant from the Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America. The grant funds were used to improve lighting... read more

Runners Go HogWild with Race, Raise Funds for Fair (August 14, 2018)

About 125 runners and walkers participated in the inaugural HogWild 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk held July 29 at the McLean County Fairgrounds. Cool... read more

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