DuPage County Farm Bureau

Monthly Archives: October 2018

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 72 college scholarships offered by the IAA Foundation, Illinois Farm Bureau’s charitable arm. The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $7,500, will be awarded in total of $110,000 for the 2019-2020 school year. “We are pleased to help students through…

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AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM CONTINUES TO RECEIVE INVESTMENT FOR EDUCATION AND AGRICULTURE

The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) program continued to provide a strong avenue for children to learn about agriculture this year, reaching more students and awarding more grants to support local efforts than ever before.    “In the 2017-2018 school year, more than 694,000 students received an accurate agricultural message connecting students to their…

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Statement from the Illinois Farm Bureau Regarding U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement

The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) President Richard Guebert, Jr., on the completion of an updated U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement. “Farm Bureau is extremely pleased that U.S. and Canada trade negotiators have settled several critical issues – including U.S. access to the Canadian dairy market – that will pave the way…

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