Farm Bureau’s newest board member, Todd Price, combines his passion for teaching, history, and agriculture in northern Cook County. For many years, Price served as Director of Wagner Farm in Glenview, Illinois. For 18 years, Price directed the operations of the Farm, including overseeing the dairy operation and vegetable production. Inherent to Price’s role at Wagner Farm was ensuring that the urban public can see and participate in a working farm. Price now serves at Glenview Park District Superintendent.
As a third-generation family farmer, Dan Biernacki’s commitment to farming and the greenhouse business started at the age of four when he would wash out plant pots for his mom and dad. He returned to the greenhouse full-time after finishing college.
Farmers are taking steps to support monarchs and other pollinators including: Planting pollinator habitat, including milkweed and other flowers that bloom from May through October along roadsides, infield corners and around your homestead.
The capital construction plan for road construction projects took yet another interesting turn this past May. Senator Martin Sandoval, Chairperson of the Senate Transportation Committee, introduced a new amendment that includes a Motor Fuel Tax and other fee increases.
Some facts on Soybean, From the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom 2018-19 Calendar for Teachers.
Cook County Farm Bureau® is donating $500 to local food pantries this month!
The only thing you have to do is VOTE for your favorite food pantry! The food pantry that receives the most votes will receive a $350 donation and the food pantry that receives the second most votes will receive a $150 donation.
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