DuPage County Farm Bureau

Monthly Archives: December 2017

IAA FOUNDATION OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS TO SUPPORT AGRICULTURE, ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU FAMILIES

Agriculture students and Illinois Farm Bureau® (IFB) members and their children are encouraged to apply for 76 college scholarships offered by the IAA Foundation, Illinois Farm Bureau’s charitable arm. The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 per year, will be awarded in total of $144,800 for the 2018-2019 school year. “We are pleased to help…

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SLUGGISH FARM ECONOMY CONTINUES TO CONCERN ILLINOIS FARMERS

Considering continued weakness in the farm economy, 33 percent of Illinois farmers surveyed expect the overall financial health of their farms to decline in 2018. Fifty-nine percent said they expect it to remain the same as in 2017. The answers are in response to an email survey of 275 members registered with Illinois Farm Bureau’s…

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