Greg Taylor Appointed Chairman of the Board for IFCA
Jan 27, 2022
Greg Taylor, Director of Agronomy Operations has recently been appointed the position of Chairman of the Board for the Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association. Greg will do an outstanding job as chairman. We appreciate the time and effort put in by the staff and all board members of the IFCA. The IFCA’s mission is to support agriculture retailers & farmers in the following ways:
- Communicates and provides assistance with regulatory compliance.
- Influences legislative and regulatory policies for the crop production supply and service industry at the state level.
- Provides safety training programs for retailers and farmers.
- Promotes and encourages the safe and environmentally sound handling and use of nutrients and crop protection products.
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