McLean County Farm Bureau

Food access, livestock policies adopted

A pair of submittals from Cook County Farm Bureau covering food accessibility and security were discussed and approved by Illinois Farm Bureau delegates. Mark Gebhards, IFB executive director of governmental affairs and commodities, said the food access policy covers a topic that “really goes well beyond just urban areas and affects a lot of our rural areas.” Livestock policies were also revised, and a pair of submittals tied to Environmental, Social and Governance scoring were adopted. READ MORE