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Action Request: Urge Congress to pass a farm bill during the lame duck session
11/08/2018 @ 2:35 pm

Cook County Farm Bureau® members have patiently waited for Congress to pass the next farm bill. The election is now over. No more excuses for inaction. And time is short. There’s only a month- roughly 16 session days- to get a farm bill passed and enacted before the end of the year.

Family Food Bytes
11/05/2018 @ 2:00 pm

TRUMP DIRECTS E-15 RULEMAKING PROCESS (Deana Stroisch, FarmWeek)- President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin a rulemaking process to allow the year-round sale of E15 ethanol fuel.

From the Farm Desk
11/04/2018 @ 9:20 am

TRAIN YOURSELF TO BE CAREFUL AT RAILROAD CROSSINGS (Jim Taylor, FarmWeek). Illinois has the second-most railroad crossings in the U.S., and more than 100 collisions occurred in the state last year. Don't become complacent at crossings you see every day, says state safety coordinator.

Family Food Bytes
11/04/2018 @ 7:00 am

MY AMERICAN FARM UPDATES (FarmWeek)  The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released three new books into new videos to complement an updated My American Farm game – called - My Little Ag Me. Focused on information about egg careers, the three books are geared towards a fifth-grade audience. A special code at the end of the books unlocks a secret level of the My Little Ag Me game.

Meet a "Face" of Cook County Farm Bureau
11/03/2018 @ 11:45 am | By Tim Stuenkel, CCFB Board Member

Each month we are highlighting a Cook County Farm Bureau Board Member: This month's "Face of CCFB" is...Tim Stuenkel

Let's Talk About the Ag On Your Plate
11/03/2018 @ 7:15 am | By Janet McCabe, Cook County Farmer

Every member of our family has an off-farm-job in addition to farming our family farm.  Along with our two adult children and daughter-in-law, we grow corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa hay.

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