Illinois Farm Bureau

The Illinois Farm Bureau and the Illinois Press Foundation have awarded grants to 18 high school journalism programs throughout the state.  The awards are part of the Illinois High School Media Mini-Grants Program offered by the Illinois Press Foundation and financially sponsored this year by the...
During the week of June 12, local county Farm Bureaus collaborated with Southern Illinois University, local farmers and agribusinesses to hold the Southern Illinois Summer Agriculture Institute.  The program offered participants an up-close look at one of the key driving economic forces for Union...
Members representing local county Farm Bureaus attended Illinois Farm Bureau’s 2017 Governmental Affairs and Leadership Conference, which was March 1-2 in Springfield. The conference, which had a theme of “Together Towards Tomorrow,” offered guest speakers and information which encouraged farmers...
Union County farmers who attended the conference included, from left, Jeff Flamm  from Cobden; Mark Eddleman, president of the Union County Farm Bureau, from Dongola; and Paul Rich, director, Union County Farm Bureau, from Anna. Photo provided.
Members representing local county Farm Bureaus attended the Illinois Farm Bureau’s 2017 Governmental Affairs and Leadership Conference, which was March 1-2 in Springfield. The conference, with a theme of “Together Towards Tomorrow,” offered a variety of speakers and information encouraging farmers...
More than 30 farmers from Illinois went to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to discuss Illinois Farm Bureau priorities. Among those attending was Wayne Sirles of Alto Pass. Sirles is in the center of the photo. Photo provided.
Alto Pass farmer and Union County Farm Bureau member Wayne Sirles was one of 30 Illinois farmers who traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to lobby for Illinois Farm Bureau, IFB, priorities. Led by Adam Nielsen, IFB’s director of national legislation and policy development, the group’s...
Lauren Lurkins
Experts from the Illinois Farm Bureau met with farmers in Union County on Monday, July 11, to share information about protecting water quality.    The Union County Farm Bureau served as host of the event as part of the Illinois Farm Bureau’s Stewardship Management Program.  The meeting was held at...
The Illinois Farm Bureau experts plan to meet with Union County farmers at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 11, at the USDA building Anna to share information about protecting water quality. Lauren Lurkins, director of Natural & Environmental Resources division of the Ill. Farm Bureau, will be the guest...

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