Join us as we kick off the Cook County Farm Bureau® Photo Contest! We are holding this contest to obtain usable and appropriate photos that accurately portray today's agriculture in Cook County.
Creating a legacy to mark the Centennial celebration of the Cook County Farm Bureau, the Farm Bureau and Foundation are partnering to create a Commemorative Patio on the grounds of the Cook County Farm Bureau.
The Thank you Farmers® Project supports Ag education programs that encourage smart farming to ensure we have enough food for our growing population. Stop on by and support on Wednesday, August 28th, from 3-7 pm at the following locations Tinley Park, Matteson, Homewood & Orland Park.
Illinois the 11th State to Legalize Marijuana-FarmWeekNow Starting Jan.1, Illinois residents older than 21 will be able to possess up to nearly 1 ounce of marijuana, while nonresidents may have nearly a half-ounce. The state will license a maximum of 30 cultivation centers and up to 100 craft growers, which would have initial capacity of a maximum 5,000 feet of growing space. Current medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries will be able to apply early for recreational marijuana licenses that will be regulated by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
Calling all teachers who can use some funding to start off the school year! The Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation® and Illinois Ag in the Classroom offer several grants for educators. Don't miss these opportunities to incorporate agriculture into your K-12 curriculum.
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Our mission is to serve all of the Cook County Farm Bureau® members with meaningful and beneficial programs that reflect our agricultural heritage.