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    Farming for our Future Gala… Sowing the Seeds of Greatness

    03/20/2018 @ 12:00 am | By Linda Tobias

    A fundraiser to benefit Agricultural Literacy through the CCFB Foundation

    Early bird tickets ($100 per ticket) are now available for purchase. Visit the Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation page for more sponsorship information.

    Ag Lit Bit By Diane Merrion

    03/01/2018 @ 9:00 am | By Linda Tobias

    As our logo stares back at me from the computer screen, I can’t help but reflect on how these three words - Food, Farm, Family - came together in a most significant way last month. Farmers growing food, food feeding families. Seems simple enough.

    Manifolds, Manolos & Manure...by Bona Heinsohn

    03/01/2018 @ 8:00 am | By Linda Tobias

    Since 2010, Cook County Farm Bureau® has operated a Political Action Committee (PAC) designed to support candidates who are supportive of the policies, priorities and mission of the Farm Bureau while promoting the economic and social well-being of farmers and farm-related interests in Cook County.

    Downwind by Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM, Manager

    03/01/2018 @ 7:00 am | By Linda Tobias

    In 2018, I will “celebrate” the nine-year anniversary of sending my very first text message.  Cake, noisemakers, balloons, and games please… Yes, I was a late comer to this phone phenomenon that nearly everyone takes for granted today. Shockingly, I really have no desire to make up for lost time.  Even my father, the Farmer, sends text messages nowadays...pigs now fly.

    Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program

    02/02/2018 @ 10:48 am | By Linda Tobias

    Applications are now available for nurse practitioner scholarships through the Illinois Farm Bureau® Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship Program.  There will be five scholarships, worth $4,000 each, granted this year.

    "Food Evolution" Returns

    12/28/2017 @ 10:48 pm | By Linda Tobias

    Have a non-farmer friend, relative, doctor, lawyer, dietitian, kid’s teachers or other influencers in the Chicagoland area that could be enlightened and entertained about today’s agriculture? Illinois Farm Bureau, Cook County Farm Bureau, Will County Farm Bureau, Illinois Farm Families, Illinois Science Council and the Chicago chapter of the Institute of Food Technologists will host a public screening of "Food Evolution" on Tuesday, January 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mar Theatre, 121 S. Main Street in Wilmington.

    CCFB Volunteer Award Winners & Master Member Club Volunteers Recognized

    12/14/2017 @ 11:00 am | By Linda Tobias

    The Cook County Farm Bureau® recognized Master Club Members and Volunteers at a small ceremony on Wednesday December 13th.

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    11/01/2017 @ 2:55 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Solar Farm Lease Considerations and Questions

    10/02/2017 @ 3:05 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Farm and Food Bytes

    10/02/2017 @ 3:05 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    10/01/2017 @ 3:10 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Tree and Pond Stocking Sale

    09/14/2017 @ 3:10 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Beanie Baby Travels to D.C.

    09/11/2017 @ 3:15 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    09/01/2017 @ 3:15 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    From the Farm Desk

    08/02/2017 @ 3:20 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    IAA Credit Union is Growing!

    06/02/2017 @ 3:45 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    06/01/2017 @ 3:50 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    05/01/2017 @ 4:00 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    03/31/2017 @ 4:10 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    03/01/2017 @ 4:20 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    02/01/2017 @ 4:30 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS

    Ag Lit Bit by Diane Merrion

    01/01/2017 @ 9:25 pm | By LINDA TOBIAS