BLOOMINGTON —Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) ACTIVATOR recently announced that it has designated State Senator Brian Stewart of the 45th Senate District as a Friend of Agriculture.
“Senator Stewart consistently has shown his support for agriculture during his term,” said Don Meyer, Lee County Farm Bureau president. “He is truly deserving to be recognized as a Friend of Agriculture.”
IFB ACTIVATOR designates legislators as a Friend of Agriculture and endorses them because they demonstrate an understanding of the important role agriculture plays in Illinois. Those designated a Friend of Agriculture have shown they support the farmers of their district and the issues important to them.
ACTIVATOR, Illinois Farm Bureau’s Political Involvement Fund, is a voluntary, non-profit, segregated fund promoting the economic and social well-being of farmers which seeks to help elect pro-farm candidates no matter their party affiliation. ACTIVATOR trustees are local Farm Bureau leaders representing each county in the Illinois General Assembly Legislative District.