Updated IBA membership directory to be published - Monday, May 20, 2013
Nine interesting beef nutrition facts - Monday, May 13, 2013
IBA Announces Schedule for 2013 IBA Summer Conference - Wednesday, May 8, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Cattlemen across Illinois should mark their calendars to attend the 2013 Illinois Beef Association (IBA) Summer Conference June 24-26, at Rend Lake Resort near Whittington, Ill. Aside from the opportunity to fellowship with other cow-calf producers and feeders from right here in Illinois, attendees will also get to meet and hear from leading cattle industry experts from around the country.
Illinois cattle farmers - everyday environmentalists - Monday, May 6, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Good land stewardship goes hand-in-hand with managing a successful cattle operation. After all, 94 out of 100 Illinois farms are family owned, and it’s important practices of cattle producers support an ability to hand down a thriving business to future generations.
Cimeron Frost announces retirement from IBA - Tuesday, April 30, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After 27 years of service to Illinois beef industry programs and a 19-year career with the Illinois Beef Association (IBA), Cimeron Frost will retire effective June 30, 2013.
May 2013 proclaimed Illinois Beef Month - Tuesday, April 30, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Beef Association (IBA) is pleased to announce that May is Beef Month in Illinois. Governor Pat Quinn has signed the May Beef Month proclamation in recognition of the importance of Illinois’ beef industry to the state’s economy. The Illinois Beef Association is pleased to present the following proclamation.
Meet IBA intern, Tamar Adcock - Monday, April 29, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Beef Association (IBA) welcomes Tamar Adcock, Assumption, Ill., as the summer intern working with IBA’s youth, and communications and marketing programs. Adcock will play a significant role in coordinating events for members of the Illinois Junior Beef Association (IJBA).
IBA forms junior association - Tuesday, April 9, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Beef Association (IBA) is excited to announce the formation of the Illinois Junior Beef Association (IJBA). With a membership base already built from IBA family and junior memberships, it’s time for junior members to come together in their own association.
IBA offers Maralee Johnson memorial scholarship - Friday, March 8, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Johnson family and the Illinois Beef Association (IBA) will award one $3,000 scholarship in memory of Maralee Johnson and her commitment to the beef and agriculture industry. IBA youth can now begin the application process for this scholarship to be presented at the IBA Summer Conference in June. The application can be downloaded at www.illinoisbeef.com.
Cattlemen encouraged to seek positions on IBA board of governors - Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Beef Association (IBA) is making notice that petitions are available for cattlemen interested in serving on the 30-member IBA board of governors. Because board members serve alternating three-year terms representing their designated region within Illinois, positions are available statewide.