• The America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by Bayer Fund, partners with farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits to help their communities.
• Through the program, farmers enroll for the chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a local eligible nonprofit organization of their choice.
• The America’s Farmers programs have given more than $57 million to rural America since 2010. [Read more...]
State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is reminding residents to be especially careful on the roads during this harvest season and asking everyone to watch out for large farm equipment on the roads as Illinois farmers move into harvest season. [Read more...]
The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding the Trump administration’s decision to deny retroactive biofuel blending waivers that would have exempted oil refiners from requirements to blend biofuels into their fuel mix. [Read more...]
Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced the second year of the “Fall Covers for Spring Savings Program.” The program is applicable for acreage in Illinois planted to cover crops in the fall of 2020 that will be planted to an insurable crop in 2021. Eligible applicants receive a $5 per acre premium discount on the following year’s crop insurance invoice for every acre of cover crop enrolled and verified in the program. [Read more...]