Welcome to the Stephenson County Farm Bureau website, where you'll find the latest and most up-to-date information about the Farm Bureau and the services we offer. We're here to serve the needs of our members and to fulfill our mission statement - "To Educate and Advocate for Agriculture".  Have a great day!

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Stephenson County Farm Bureau News

News and Views

A weekly news and opinion column by SCFB Manager Bruce Johnson.

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Agriculture Business Conference planned for January 31

The annual Agriculture Business Conference is set for Wednesday January 31 at the HCC Student/Conference Center - click here to see the flyer with complete details. Call the Farm Bureau at (815) 232-3186 by January 23 to make your reservation for this outstanding program!

January 31 deadline for 2018 Summer Program Assistant position

We are now taking applications for our 2018 Summer Program Assistant position, open to any college students with at least one year under their belt. Click here to see the position description and click here for the application form.

Important dicamba meeting scheduled

Soybean producers who use dicamba products should plan to attend a free 90-minute training session scheduled for Friday February 23 from 10:30 a.m.-12 noon at the Farm Bureau in Freeport. Guidelines and regulations have changed and intensified, and it's imperative that anyone using the products be fully educated.

Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) now open

Registration is underway for the Unified Carrier Registration for trucks - click here to see the details.

Farm Bureau trip schedule

Here is the schedule for our 2018 and beyond Farm Bureau trips - as trip details become finalized, the trip name becomes a highlighted hyperlink that you can click to download that trip's flyer with complete details. You can click here to download our current trip listing.

Registration now open for Farm-to-Farm 5K/10K

After a very successful inaugural run, the SCFB Young Leaders are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Farm-to-Farm 5K/10K Run on Saturday April 7, 2018 at Kent Farms near Winslow. Click here to download the registration flyer, and click here to register online via GetMe Registered.com.

Stroke Detection Plus returning on February 21

Stroke Detection Plus will be back at the Farm Bureau on February 21 for another round of their health screenings - click here to see the flyer with complete details.

Upcoming Events

January 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
February 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
February 16, 2018 -
7:30am to 9:00am
February 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
February 21, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm