This Month in Cook County Agriculture
The Nominating Committee of the Will-South Cook Soil & Water Conservation District is seeking nominees interested in servicing on the Board of the District. Three Directors will be elected from the process during a ballot process at the Feb 16th annual meeting of the district. Persons that own or occupy land within the boundaries of the district and are of legal voting age are eligible to run. The term is two years. District Board meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month. Responsibilities include program management, financial management, personnel management, legislation, and serving on District committees. For more information, call the district office at 815-462-3106 Ext.3.
Open enrollment for consumers purchasing individual health insurance has been extended by a month opening November 1 and closing January 15. Farmers and other members buying individual health insurance, whether at Healthcare.gov or off-exchange must enroll during that window to secure coverage for 2022. To further explain open enrollment and how COUNTRY Financial can assist members, members are encouraged to contact their COUNTRY Financial representative who can work with the brokerage department quote and how to submit the application appropriately to obtain coverages.