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How to Select the Best Produce
06/16/2021 @ 2:30 pm

How to Select: When inspecting fruits and vegetables, use your senses. Ask yourself how the items smell, how it feels, and whether it looks appealing.

Ray's Quality Greenhouse Hosts Pollinator Pot Workshop
06/16/2021 @ 8:00 am

Thank you, member business, Ray's Quality Greenhouse, for hosting a Make a Pollinator Pot & More workshop for members and guests On May 4, 2021! This great event opened with character Beekeeper and Bee, Tyler & Kayla, sharing how important each are to the pollination of plants and need for pollinators!

Farm Bureau Concerned About Proposed Changes to the Board of Review
06/14/2021 @ 6:00 am

Cook County Farm Bureau® has requested that Illinois Farm Bureau® opposes House Bill 1356. House Bill 1356 has been re-referred to the House Rules Committee; however, Farm Bureau is concerned that the content of this legislation will be amended onto a shell bill prior to spring adjournment.

Creating an innovative Farm Business? Check out the "Challenge"!
06/12/2021 @ 11:10 am

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), in partnership with Farm Credit, will open applications for the 2022 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. Now in their eighth year, Farm Bureau and Farm Credit, are looking to identify ten entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions that address the needs of American farmers, ranchers, and rural communities.

Study Shows Repealing Stepped-Up Basis Would Damage the Economy
06/11/2021 @ 9:50 am

A new report released by EY finds that repealing the step-up in basis tax provision would damage the gross domestic product (GDP) and significantly decrease job creation. The study was conducted for the Family Business Estate Tax Coalition, which includes almost 60 organizations representing family-owned businesses.

Switch to Biodiesel Includes Health Benefits
06/11/2021 @ 7:30 am

A new study demonstrates switching to soy biodiesel results in a number of significant health benefits, such as decreased cancer risk, fewer premature deaths and reduced asthma attacks.

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