Tag: Illinois Farm Bureau

Thompson Takes Ag Message to DC

McLean County Farm Bureau member, Craig Thompson, traveled with a group of thirteen farm leaders to Washington D.C. to discuss key issues including labor, rising input costs, trade and barriers … Read More

IFB Market Study Tour Examines European Trade Opportunities, Issues

At the beginning of March, I had the opportunity to travel with 11 other Illinois Farm Bureau members and¬†staff to France, Brussels and the United Kingdom for a ten-day Market … Read More

Delegates Participate in Policy Discussion

McLean County Farm Bureau board members participated in grassroots policy development and discussed issues as delegates to the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Dec. 4-7. The Illinois Farm Bureau body … Read More

Hawk, Witte Complete ALOT Training

McLean County Farm Bureau members Rachel Hawk and Jacqueline Witte recently completed the 2020 Illinois Farm Bureau Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow (ALOT) program. The nine-week training allows participants to study … Read More

Rickard Travels to DC

The Renewable Fuel Standard, dicamba regulations and trade served as key discussion topics during the recent Illinois Farm Bureau Leaders to Washington trip held March 10-12. McLean County Farm Bureau … Read More

Olson Honored at IAA Annual Meeting

John Olson earned statewide recognition for decades of volunteer work helping non-farmers learn about food and farming. Olson was named the 2020 Illinois Ag in the Classroom Volunteer of the … Read More

Buckley Name IL Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year

Katie Buckley, secondary special education teacher and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Educator across the district at LeRoy CUSD #2, was named 2020 Illinois Ag in the Classroom Teacher of … Read More

Hawk Competes in Statewide Discussion Meet

Congratulations to McLean County Farm Bureau member, Rachel Hawk on advancing to the Sweet Sixteen round of the Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Discussion meet! Hawk completed in two initial … Read More

2020 Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Conference

The 2020 Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Conference will be January 31 & February 1 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria. Keynote Speaker: Jim “The Rookie” Morris Breakout Session … Read More

Local FFA Members Attend BUILD Conference

Illinois Farm Bureau and its affiliate companies were proud to sponsor the Illinois FFA BUILD Conference in Decatur October 14-15. Members from Normal Community, Normal West and Tri-Valley FFA Chapters … Read More