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Welcome!

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

European River Cruise preview planned

Area Farm Bureaus and Lindstrom Travel are hosting a spectacular European River Cruise on the Rhine and Mosel rivers in September/October 2017 - click here to see the flyer with trip details, and call Bruce at (815) 232-3186 for more information.

Dairy Days Parade set for June 26

The Dairy Days Parade will be back in downtown Freeport on Sunday June 26, kicking off at 1:30 p.m. and winding through the downtown streets and past the announcer's stand at the Stewart Center - click here to see the parade route.

News and Views

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

Water testing offered for farmers

SCFB is pleased to have purchased a nitrate testing kit with grant funds provided by the Illinois Farm Bureau, and we're now offering the opportunity for farmers to have surface or tile water tested to determine nitrate levels. We plan to perform tests one day each week at the FB office, and we will also be available on a limited basis to perfrom tests on the farm.

Taking orders for delicious Cresthaven peaches!

It's time to place your order for those fabulous Cresthaven freestone peaches that have become so popular here, delivered fresh from Rendleman Orchards in Alto Pass IL. Orders can be placed through Friday August 5 with delivery anticipated on Tuesday August 9, and the cost per 25# box is $27 for FB members and $32 for non-members. Click here for an order form.

2016 SCFB Bus Trips

Here is our bus trip lineup for 2016 - click on the trip name to see the flyer with complete details, and call (815) 232-3186 for more information.

31st annual Stephenson County Ag Breakfast planned for June 25

The popular Ag Breakfast returns on Saturday June 25 at the fairgrounds in Freeport - click here to see the flyer with complete details.

Master Showmanship Contest planned for 2016 county fair

The Stephenson County Farm Bureau Young Leaders and Stephenson County 4-H are hosting the first Master Showmanship Contest on Saturday July 9 at 1 p.m., with the winner going on to compete in the state contest on August 12 at the Illinois State Fair.

Upcoming Events

June 26, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
July 4, 2016 -
8:00am to 4:30pm
July 6, 2016 - 11:00am to July 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 10, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm