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Illinois farmers facing legislative concerns

Members of the Illinois ag community have some legislative concerns about the state’s top industry. Farm Bureau president and Ogle County farmer Brian Duncan tells Brownfield they’re watching several proposals closely… “Illinois adopting California emission standards; allowing municipalities to reach out and place restrictions on... Read More.

IL ag budget wins highlighted at Ag Legislative Day

Recent wins for agriculture in the Illinois state budget were highlighted at the state capitol Wednesday.  Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton outlines a program that increases access to local food… “We’re continuing with the Illinois Grocery Store Initiative.”  She says, “We put $20 million into last... Read More.

2024 Legislative Update Scheduled

By the McPherson Chamber of Commerce McPHERSON, Kan. — The McPherson Chamber's Civic Awareness Committee invites you to the annual legislative update to be held March 23rd at 9 a.m. at Kansas Municipal Utilities (KMU), 2090 E. Ave. A.Legislators... Read More.

Iowa Farm Bureau outlines legislative priorities

Tax reform, landowner protections, and modernizing the state’s Grain Indemnity Fund are legislative priorities for Iowa Farm Bureau. President Brent Johnson says Governor Reynolds addressed some of those issues during last week’s State of the State speech. “It’s clear now that she wants to reduce... Read More.

Private property rights to be discussed in SD legislative session

South Dakota Farm Bureau State Public Policy Director Matthew Bogue says private property rights are expected to get attention in South Dakota’s state legislative session. “The carbon pipeline discussion has been huge in South Dakota this past year, especially with the Summit Carbon Pipeline... Read More.