McLean County Farm Bureau

Sometimes, farmers need a helping hand.

Bill Gross started a nonprofit in 2005 to provide free planting, haying, harvesting, commodity hauling and livestock feeding assistance to farm families who have experienced a major injury, illness or natural disaster.

And this year, Illinois will join the seven other states in Farm Rescue’s footprint. Gross shared his inspiration to start the nonprofit and his excitement in expanding to Illinois with FarmWeek’s Tammie Sloup.