Stories, audio and video about how the pandemic affects agriculture.

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Illinois Farm Bureau Mark Gebhards brings farmers up to speed on 5 things they should know during an interview on May 25 with Rita Frazer.

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Illinois Farm Bureau's Mark Gebhards brings us up to speed on issues affecting ag this week during an interview with May 13 interview with Rit…

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Jerry Costello discusses funding for soil and water conservation districts, the status of the Illinois State Fair and more in this segment of …

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Jennifer Tirey, executive director of the Illinois Pork Producers Association, provides an update of the situation at packing plants on April 27.

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The U.S. House passed legislation Thursday to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program, increase funding for hospitals and bolster states’ ca…

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Illinois Farm Bureau Mark Gebhards encourages farmers to show a "great deal of patience" during sign-up process for the Coronavirus Food Assis…

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Jerry Peck, senior vice president of government relations for Community Bankers Association, and Julie Stapleton, vice president of commercial…

Illinois Farm Bureau's Mark Gebhards provides five takeaways for members on the evening of April 7, 2020. Topics include phase four of the sti…

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Mark Gebhards, IFB's executive director of governmental affairs and commodities, outlines five key takeaways you should know on April 6, 2020.

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It could be a tough week ahead for the livestock industry. Mark Gebhards, IFB's executive director of governmental affairs and commodities, ou…

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Here's your weeknight installment of 5 with Mark for April 2, 2020. During this 12-minute segment, IFB's Mark Gebhards outlines five key takea…

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Here's your weeknight installment of 5 with Mark for April 1, 2020. During this 12-minute segment, IFB's Mark Gebhards outlines five key takea…

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Here's your weeknight installment of 5 with Mark for March 31, 2020. During this 10-minute segment, IFB's Mark Gebhards outlines five key take…

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Here's the weeknight installment of 5 with Mark Gebhards for March 30, 2020. Have a question you want him to answer? Email news@ilfb.org

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Our weeknight update continues with the latest from IFB's Mark Gebhards.

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Mark Gebhards, IFB's executive director of governmental affairs and commodities, gives an update on the stimulus package, Illinois pesticide l…

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Mark Gebhards, IFB's executive director of Governmental Affairs and Commodities, provides five takeaways for farmers on March 24.

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Ag researchers fear losing a year of science as universities lock down.

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IFB's Mark Gebhards discusses the stimulus package in Congress, dicamba training and more.

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This new segment, which airs weekdays on RFD Radio Network, provides Illinois Farm Bureau members with daily updates on COVID-19 and its impac…

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national emergency declaration to provide…

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State sites and scheduled events are canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19.