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Come out for the Fishing Derby on June 3!

05/16/2018 @ 10:10 am | By Bona Heinsohn

Join Cook County Commissioner Timothy Schneider for this Year's Fishing Derby on June 3!

A Farm Generations in the Making

05/15/2018 @ 10:10 am | By Ruth Zeldenrust

I’m committed to taking care of our land to ensure that future generations can continue our family tradition, farming.

Ag Lit Bit

05/01/2018 @ 12:40 pm | By Diane Merrion

I’m anxious to begin planting and hope my seeds and seedlings produce good results.  I’ll think of this book as I plant, and I will also think about the seeds of knowledge our Ag in the Classroom presenters planted this school year. More on that topic next month. 

Manifolds, Manolos & Manure

05/01/2018 @ 12:35 pm | By Bona Heinsohn, CAE

March’s victories could signal significant concerns this fall for commissioners in contested races who supported the beverage tax repeal.

Downwind by Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM, Manager

05/01/2018 @ 8:25 am | By Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM, Manager

Small community cafes and restaurants provide not only nourishment, but wonderful community gathering places connecting rural people in ways that the phone cannot duplicate for friendship, information sharing, and conducting farm business.  It felt great to reunite with this feeling of farm community. Thanks Farmer Dad and Dave for letting me tag along!

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