DuPage County Farm Bureau

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Illinois Agriculture Coalition Celebrates Monarchs at Earth Day Event

Unveiling of Momentous Monarch Conservation Action Plan & Groundbreaking for New Pollinator Habitat on Fairgrounds WHAT: A diverse coalition of sixteen organizations and agencies with ties to agriculture have been working for more than two and a half years to develop a practical plan for monarch conservation. A press event will provide highlights to this…

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Rich and Fertile Land Presentation

Join Bruce Kraig, Culinary Historians of Northern Illinois, and Michelle Podkowa, DuPage County Historical Museum, as they discuss A Rich and Fertile Land. Kraig and Podkowa examine how American food habits transformed the Midwest from virgin prairies to the nation’s farming heartland. Podkowa will talk about how her family’s history is a living example of…

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FARM INCOME AND INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE TO HIGHLIGHT TRADE, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Illinois Farm Bureau members, staff and agriculture industry professionals are invited to attend the 2018 Farm Income and Innovation Conference, held July 31 and Aug. 1, 2018 at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. The conference kicks off with a bridge event Tuesday evening, July 31, featuring Dr. Joe Glauber, senior fellow at the…

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STATEMENT FROM THE ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU REGARDING GOV. BRUCE RAUNER’S HARVEST EMERGENCY DECLARATION

The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Harvest Emergency declaration. “Illinois Farm Bureau thanks Governor Rauner for making this declaration. “The 2017 harvest is taking longer than usual. Erratic weather is a contributing factor. Further, for the fourth straight year, farm income is expected to…

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COUNTRY FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTES $100,000 TO SUPPORT AG LITERACY, ILLINOIS AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM

The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) program will continue to provide free education resources and grants to teachers across Illinois thanks to $100,000 in financial support from COUNTRY Financial®.  During activities at the Farm Progress Show, Lindsey Rinkenberger, Agribusiness Director, COUNTRY Financial, was recognized by representatives of the IAA Foundation and IAITC as COUNTRY…

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