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"Moving Ag Forward" Vocational Ag Career Training Sholarship

11/06/2023 @ 1:30 pm

The CCFB Foundation is offering four vocational career training scholarships. These scholarships have been designed for individuals and Cook County Farm Bureau members pursuing training in agriculturally related skills including tractor/truck diesel mechanics, CDL for crop, food and livestock hauling, welding, agricultural technology, etc.

How Farm Bureau Served YOU in October

11/06/2023 @ 11:30 am

Advocated for property tax incentives for industrial and commercial properties wishing to install rooftop solar panels.

Planting Seeds

11/06/2023 @ 8:30 am | By Katrina Milton, Director of Ag Literacy

“What is a soybean?”

It’s amazing how a simple question, asked in four short words, can leave you speechless.

Cook County Farm Bureau Photo Contest

11/03/2023 @ 1:30 pm

Thank you to all those that participated in the 2023 Photo Contest!! Your photos captured all the exciting and beautiful images that showcased Agriculture in the spring, summer, and fall.

Manifolds, Manolos, and Manure

Our rodeo drill season has come to a close. As we hang up our chaps for the winter, it’s important to take inventory. After over a year off for an injury, our big red grumpy dragon again graced an arena. With my blue-eyed girl in tow, he ran a sweep. Pinwheeled. Barrel turned. And rolled back into a flying v. If you had asked us a year ago if we thought he would make it back for the 2023 season, we would’ve told you no. This is a win.

From Food to Flowers: Everything Local Conference

11/02/2023 @ 2:00 pm

From Food to Flowers: Everything Local Conference
Save the date for the second annual From Food to Flowers: Everything Local Conference, Jan. 17-19, 2024 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield.

Deck the Halls

11/02/2023 @ 11:15 am

Deck the Halls this holiday season with fresh trees, garland, wreaths, poinsettias, and decor!!

At the Farm Gate

In the Bag - Pizza project promotes the families in farming
11/02/2023 @ 8:00 am | By Joanie Stiers

For years, I triggered curious looks from fellow restaurant patrons while holding my commercial-sized pizza delivery bag. Nowadays, I get asked if I’m with DoorDash, a food delivery service.

23rd annual Giant Pumpkin, Dessert, Carving, Decorating & Local Honey Contests Winners

11/01/2023 @ 1:30 pm

Special thanks to Puckerville Farms in Lemont for hosting the event, Cook - DuPage Beekeepers Association for judging the honey contest, and the many volunteers that supported all the activities!

Recipe of the Month

Rosemary White Bean Soup
11/01/2023 @ 11:30 am

Rosemary White Bean Soup
Recipe Created By: Jodie Shield
Featured In: Illinois Farm Bureau Partners


"Download me some of that artificial intelligence"
11/01/2023 @ 8:30 am | By Bob Rohrer, CCFB Manager

When does one’s path toward an agriculturally related career begin?

Is such a course towards agriculture predetermined?

What influences impacts an individual’s decision of what to do when she or he grows up?

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