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Farm Bureau to Host Staff Exchange Program for Elected Officials & Staff

05/05/2019 @ 2:30 pm

Cook County elected officials and their staff members are invited to join the Farm Bureau for an exploration of agricultural businesses in northern Cook County!  On Thursday, June 13 the Cook County Staff Exchange Program will travel to the western suburbs for an exploration of agricultural businesses and local farmers. 

 

Agenda

8:30 a.m.          Depart Schaumburg 

9:00 a.m.          Tate & Lyle

11:30 a.m.         Cook County Forest Preserve  Janura Row Crop Sie

1:00 p.m.          Return to drop-off location (Schaumburg)

 

With locations in 30 countries and a 150-year-old history, Tate & Lyle is a leading supplier of food and beverage ingredients including sweeteners, texturants, fibers, and starches.  The company owns 13 grain elevators throughout the Midwest and processes over 1.4 million acres of corn every year for their ingredients.

 

To sign-up for this program, please contact Kelli McSherry at membershipkelli@cookcfb.org or Bona Heinsohn at bona@cookcfb.org.