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Farm Bureau Partners with Local Food Pantry for 2020 Food Checkout Day
12/04/2019 @ 4:15 pm

For the past 19 years, Cook County Farm Bureau® has partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Through the generosity of partners Farm Bureau has donated over $145,000 and nearly 100,000 pounds of food.

Evaluate Health Options now for 2020
12/04/2019 @ 2:15 pm

Just as farmers book next year’s seed, now marks the time to evaluate health coverage options that best meet medical needs and budgets in 2020. The enrollment period for individual health insurance plans runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15 for coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2020.

CCFB Young Leaders Winter Coat Drive
12/04/2019 @ 2:10 pm

Benefiting 'Together We Cope' The CCFB Young Leaders Group will be collecting new and gently used winter coats for those in need this winter. All sizes accepted (newborn - 5x). A local 501C (3) charity focused on preventing homelessness and serving local residents through a food pantry.

This Month in Cook County Agriculture
12/04/2019 @ 10:35 am

Visit Cook County Farm Bureau® member Farms, Greenhouse & Garden Centers for all your planting needs!

Family Farm and Food Bytes
12/04/2019 @ 7:15 am

Soybean Help Turkey Star During Holiday Season (FarmWeek)- Soybeans are an important part of turkeys’ diets and the favorite holiday bird consumes 15% of all soybean meal crushed from Illinois soybeans, according to the Illinois Soybean Association. In addition, odds are that soybean meal, oil and play-based ingredients will be in many foods featured on dinner tables.

Farm Bureau Engages on Renewable Fuel Standard
12/03/2019 @ 3:30 pm

Cook County Farm Bureau® members sent the following letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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