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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill Redefining ‘Local Foods’

New law positions local businesses for success SPRINGFIELD, IL — On Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation redefining what shall be considered “local” food in the state of Illinois, making it easier…

Our waterways, soil, and wildlife are a public good and farmers should be rewarded for protecting them.

Cover crops are an important conservation tool for farmers. They naturally add organic matter to the soil, prevent nutrient runoff, and keep our waterways clean. Over time they help farmers reduce the need for synthetic…