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IFB Statement on House Defeat of 2018 Farm Bill

The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding the House defeat of the 2018 Farm Bill. “We’re extremely disappointed today to see the House vote down the 2018 Farm Bill. At a time when net farm income is... Read More.

National Delegates Adopt IFB Policy Recommendations

Voting delegates of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), including 21 from Illinois, addressed several of Illinois Farm Bureau’s (IFB) priority issues during the 2018 AFBF Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show in Nashville Jan. 5-10. Policy Debate “Our delegates successfully introduced several submittals on farm... Read More.

IFB Statement Regarding President Donald Trump’s Proposed Budget

The following is a statement from Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, Jr., regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed FY18 budget cuts to crop insurance and commodity programs.   “Illinois Farm Bureau is concerned that the president’s proposed significant cuts to vital programs like crop insurance and... Read More.