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Operation Lifesaver wants all farmers and farm machinery operators to be safe in the field. Learn how to keep yourself and your equipment safe.
In May, the Cook County Farm Bureau® Board of Directors approved the Farm Bureau joining Monarch City USA. Monarch City USA strongly encourage municipalities and organizations to directly help the monarch butterfly population recover through planting milkweed and nectar plants within their borders.
Less than a year ago during a conference in Bloomington, County Farm Bureaus were asked to engage with their county boards to build a greater awareness of Farm Bureau and to lobby said county boards to approve a resolution recognizing and celebrating agriculture in the county.
When I was younger, the last day of the school year was always bittersweet. I knew I would miss my friends and teacher, but I was always excited for the warm weather and unlimited free reading time summer vacation would allow.
Presented the Cook County Board of Commissioners with a plaque recognizing their support for not only the pro-agriculture resolution but also for the Cook County agricultural community.
Sunrise, Set Prominent Lure to Country Living
In her earliest drawings, our daughter frequently sketched the sunset and its brilliant hues, including the shades of pink and purple most don’t consider. She would compare anything fiery orange to the daily phenomenon. And since acquiring a cell phone in her teenage years, she takes photos of both the sunrise and sunset, often several times a week. She sends Snaps on Snapchat, pairing her photo with a country song for a poetic start or end to the day for her friends.
Edna’s Favorite Broccoli Salad
Recipe printed with permission from Edna Nykaza, Ray’s Quality Greenhouse
"Raffle for Agriculture Education"
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