Today we talk trade, mostly about the future of NAFTA
Today we talk trade, mostly about the future of NAFTA. Guests include Paul Drazek, long-time trade expert, Veronica Nigh, AFBF economist, and Tamara Nelsen, senior director of commodities for Illinois Farm Bureau. Part 2 of our trade discussion and the importance of NAFTA, especially with Mexico, a major importer of corn and pork, and our […]
LarryTranel Larry Tranel from Iowa State Extension spoke to dairymen this week at Illinois Dairy Summit meetings held in Freeport and Bloomington. He told farmers they have to have a better grasp on their total expenses to best understand financial performance.
IPT Bull Sale
The IPT Bull Sale had its lowest average in four years, which can be a reflection of where the cattle market has gone in recent years. Travis Meteer, who managed the sale, and Brian Curless, an auctioneer who was a sale ringman, review the sale, which serves as a kickoff event for Illinois Beef Expo.
Start Your Day with a good Breakfast
Monica Nyman of the St. Louis Dairy Council talks about the benefits of a good breakfast for kids and adults, as well as the importance of including dairy for calcium, protein, and other benefits.
IL FB President
Illinois Farm Bureau President Rich Guebert explains an action request regarding the lack of a balanced state budget. He also invites members to attend the Governmental Affairs Leadership Conference next week in Springfield.