SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) honored retiring Illinois Farm Bureau President Philip Nelson in the Illinois Senate on February 26. Mr. Nelson is retiring after serving as president for the last ten years.
Sen. Rezin said Mr. Nelson’s contributions to the farming industry and the Illinois Farm Bureau have made a lasting impact.
“President Nelson has been a lifelong, dedicated farmer and his involvement with the Illinois Farm Bureau has benefited from his commitment to the industry,” Sen. Rezin said. “His leadership has taken the Illinois Farm Bureau to new heights and he has laid out a clear vision for the future success of the organization. The organization will be able to build upon what he has established during his tenure as president. I was honored to be able to recognize him in the Illinois Senate.”
State Sen. Sue Rezin is pictured with retiring Illinois Farm Bureau President Philip Nelson and State Rep. John Anthony (R-Morris) on the Senate floor on February 26.