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Pets, Livestock, and Horses Photo Contest
03/27/2020 @ 2:20 pm

Submit photos of animals, including pets, livestock, and horses. Win one of three cash prizes in three different categories.

Farmdoc offers coronavirus webinars
03/19/2020 @ 9:20 am | By FarmWeek

With the coronavirus causing unprecedented disruption in the U.S. and global economies, the University of Illinois farmdoc team is offering a series of webinars to discuss the impact the coronavirus crisis on Corn Belt agriculture.

The webinars are expected to be 30 minutes long, but can be extended if necessary. Each webinar will begin with brief presentations, with the bulk of the time available to answer questions from attendees.

E-Learning On-line lessons & Activities
03/18/2020 @ 12:25 pm

Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) and the state agriculture education system are offering online lessons and resources to help educators, parents, and students, especially while schools statewide are closed. Check daily for more information.

Farm Bureau Releases Update on COVID 19
03/16/2020 @ 2:45 pm

Cook County Farm Bureau® has been monitoring the developments related to COVID-19. Circumstances are changing daily. Aggressive and preventative measures are being taken to protect our individual and collective health requiring many of us to adjust our normal practices, impacting all of our daily lives.

We are communicating to members that due to our concern and interest in member safety and well-being, the Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Breakfast at the Farm Bureau 100 Year Anniversary Open House and Celebration originally scheduled for March 28, 2020. We believe that we have a responsibility to do our share to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

This Month in Cook County Agriculture
03/04/2020 @ 11:50 am

This spotlight is for local farmstands, farmers’ markets, chefs and restaurants and organizations that are hosting farm-related activities, events, workshops, and gatherings that will occur soon.

WOTUS is Replaced
03/04/2020 @ 9:25 am

Waters of the United States (WOTUS) was a rule created by the President Obama administration that put much of the country’s “waters” under control of federal jurisdiction. Farm Bureau members have been fighting for a reasonable alternative since that time.

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