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