DuPage County Farm Bureau

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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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DuPage County Fair Online Entries Are Now Open

The DuPage County Fair will be held this year from July 25-29.  Open Class entries are now available at our website www.dupagecountyfair.org.  Just click on “Exhibits & Contests” tab to review all the departments and classes available this year. To enter online, simply click on the link to our online vendor https://dupage.fairwire.com which can be…

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DuPage County Fair- July 25-29, 2018

All Entertainment included with Admission Price! General Admission Adults: $15 Children: $8 (3yrs-12yrs) Seniors: $7.50 (seniors free until 3pm July 25,26,27) Carnival Specials Carnival opens at 12 noon on Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and 11am on Thursday & Friday P.O.P (Pay One Price) Specials- Fair Admission not included Wednesday, July 25: All Day Wristband $30 Thursday,…

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Illinois Ag in the Classroom 2018-2019 Classroom Grants Available

The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom program and the IAA Foundation, along with the Illinois Farm Bureau® are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 Classroom grants. Teachers are urged to apply for these (up to) $300 classroom grants to incorporate new and exciting agriculture related topics into their existing classrooms.   Additionally, four $250 special book grants…

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