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Agriculture in Cook County comes in so many sizes, shapes, styles and flavors, providing the freshest and finest products and services.

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The Agriculture in the Classroom Program provides free educational programming and resources to educators in Cook County.

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Help us Advocate for Local Agriculture

Take back your influence in Washington, Springfield, and even your own backyard with Farm Bureau's FB ACT program.

Legislative Priorities

Actively working to secure a better future for agricultural interests in Cook County.

3rd Grade Ag Education Day Experience
02/05/2019 @ 9:00 am

We have openings for a limited number of 3rd grade classrooms to join us at Wagner Farm to explore the world of agriculture in Cook County!

State and National Issues on Horizon
02/04/2019 @ 2:00 pm

Motor Fuel Tax/State Capital Spending Plan: The Illinois General Assembly is expected to discuss increasing the state motor fuel tax rate as a part of a capital spending plan. The Illinois Farm Bureau is monitoring the actions and progress of these discussions.

Farm Bureau Comments on the Use of Dairy Labels for Plant Based Food Products
02/04/2019 @ 8:30 am

Cook County Farm Bureau® submitted the following comments to the Food and Drug Administration regarding the use of dairy labels for plant-based food products: The purpose of this communication is to provide comments on Docket No. FDA- 2018- N- 3522 the use of names of dairy foods in the labeling of plant-based products or beverages.

On-The-Road Seminar
02/03/2019 @ 4:30 pm

In conjunction with Will County and the Illinois Farm Bureau®, we’re hosting a two-hour seminar that focuses on trucking laws specifically for farmers.  We’ll introduce you to new rules, remind you of the old ones that still apply, and help you to figure out whether exemptions are available.

Family Food Bytes
02/03/2019 @ 3:00 pm

No Taste For Waste (FarmWeeknow) - Farmers put great effort into producing their crops knowing they’re feeding a growing population. Unfortunately, a surprising amount of farmers’ harvests never reach their intended source. According to No Taste for Waste, as many as 160 billion pounds of food are left uneaten each year.

Industrial Hemp Update
02/03/2019 @ 11:45 am

Illinois production could still be several months away, pending state agency, legislator review.

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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.