BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) ACTIVATOR today announced that it has designated State Representative Tom Demmer of the 90th House District as a Friend of Agriculture.
“The ACTIVATOR Trustees voted to designate Tom Demmer as a Friend of Agriculture because of his strong support of issues important for farmers,” said Don Meyer, Lee County Farm Bureau president. “He has done an outstanding job representing the farmers of the district, is a true Friend of Agriculture and we are happy that Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR has endorsed him.”
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.