YORKVILLE, Ill. — Local farmers and agricultural business leaders got here collectively for Illinois Senate Deputy Minority Leader Sue Rezin’s Agriculture Advisory Committee assembly July 13 at Stewart Farms in Yorkville to debate agricultural-related points with Rezin and Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Jerry Costello II.
“Agriculture is the foundational rock of Illinois’ economy and the largest driver of jobs within the state,” mentioned Rezin, R-Morris, in a information launch in regards to the occasion.
“The members of my Agriculture Advisory Committee have firsthand experience and knowledge on what issues and policies are impacting our agricultural community and industry. As an elected public official, there is nothing more valuable than speaking with the people who are directly impacted by the policies that you are tasked with setting.”
Rezin’s committee was organized to offer native farmers, Farm Bureau representatives and different agricultural business leaders throughout the thirty eighth Senate District a possibility to ask questions, focus on points and supply proposals on how lawmakers in Springfield can create higher agriculture coverage.
The committee assembly is also a discussion board that enables Rezin to supply its members with an replace on laws that has lately turn out to be legislation and future laws anticipated to maneuver via the General Assembly.