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FARMERS PRAISE FARM BILL PROGRESS (December 12, 2018)

Illinois farmers are lauding a deal on the farm bill, which moved out of committee and passed the Senate Tuesday. “This is an extremely important... read more

USDA RAISES DOMESTIC GRAIN STOCKS (December 12, 2018)

USDA raised ending stocks of corn and wheat and left soybean stocks unchanged from last month, at a hefty 955 million bushels, in its December... read more

AGENCIES: REDUCE EXCESS NUTRIENTS – (December 11, 2018)

AGENCIES: REDUCE EXCESS NUTRIENTS – The U.S. EPA and USDA last week urged states across the country to increase efforts to reduce nutrients in waterways.... read more

SOCIAL MEDIA AS A NEWS SOURCE – (December 11, 2018)

SOCIAL MEDIA AS A NEWS SOURCE – Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans according to a recent Pew... read more

TIME’S UP MARCH 1 – (December 11, 2018)

TIME’S UP MARCH 1 – USTR Robert Lighthizer Sunday said there is a “hard deadline” of March 1 for the trade deal with China. Unless... 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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