DuPage County Farm Bureau

Monthly Archives: August 2018

Visit MyIFB to Manage Your Membership

As part of an effort to enhance the membership experience, Illinois Farm Bureau has launched MyIFB, www.myifb.org The MyIFB website makes it easier to join and manage your Illinois and County Farm Bureau membership.  You can: Join, Renew or Reinstate your membership Print your membership card Access member benefits Manage your membership information And Much…

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To Spray or Not To Spray in the Garden

Stop and think before grabbing a bottle of pesticide to control garden pests. That’s the message University of Illinois Extension educator Martha Smith wants to convey to gardeners this season. “Integrated Pest Management stresses monitoring your landscape, keeping a keen eye out for problems from the start,” Smith says. “Ask yourself, should I spray or…

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Soybeans Under Pressure

News Source: Todd Hubbs News Writer: Kelsey Litchfield URBANA, Ill. – Soybean prices continued to move lower last week as trade issues and a strong start to the growing season continue to pressure prices. At this time, very little positive news is entering the market to support soybean prices on either the supply or demand…

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Statement from the Illinois Farm Bureau Regarding U.S. Senate Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding Senate passage of the 2018 farm bill. “Illinois Farm Bureau is pleased the U.S. Senate completed its work on a farm bill and swiftly approved it on a strong bipartisan vote without harming the federal crop insurance program. Both Sens. Dick Durbin…

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