Tag: transportation

IFB COVID-19 RESOURCE HIGHLIGHT

IDOT’s 12% overweight variance on State Routes for emergency supplies for relief has been extended until May 29, 2020. This waver includes those hauling agricultural loads eventually destined to produce food for humans, feed for animals, fuel, fertilizer, or medical supplies/sanitizers. More details are on our Transportation page.

Rules for the Road Seminar

Join us at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5 at the McLean County fairgrounds to find out the latest in transportation rules and exemptions. Topics covered will include: New trucking rules Licensing requirements Farm exemptions Roadside inspections The main presenter will be Kirby Wagner who specializes in farm transportation issues for the Illinois Farm Bureau®. … Read More

Rules for the Road

Join us at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5 at the McLean County fairgrounds to find out the latest in transportation rules and exemptions. Topics covered will include: New trucking rules Licensing requirements Farm exemptions Roadside inspections The main presenter will be Kirby Wagner who specializes in farm transportation issues for the Illinois Farm Bureau®. … Read More

FARMERS ARE PLANNING FOR ILLINOIS RIVER SHUTDOWN NEXT YEAR

It’s not uncommon for many Illinois farmers to ship much, or even all, of their commodities along the Illinois River. “They’re going to need to re-route, predetermine and plan to not be able to use the river for up to 4 months,” said Illinois Farm Bureau’s Kirby Wagner. The Illinois Army Corps of Engineers has … Read More