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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

Washington D.C. trip planned for spring 2016

Area Farm Bureaus and Tri-State Travel are sponsoring a terrific excursion to Washington D.C., Gettysburg and other points of interest in late March/early April 2016, and you can see the trip details by clicking here. A preview program will be held sometime this summer - watch for details to follow!

News and Views

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

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Sign up now for "American Country Christmas" trip

Demand has been strong thus far for our "American Country Christmas" trip to Nashville and Louisville, planned for November 29-December 3, 2015. We are already filling our second bus, so don't delay if you're interested. Click here to see the flyer with complete details, and call (815) 232-3186 for more information.

Illinois Forage Expo planned for June 23 at Lawfer farm

The Illinois Forage Expo will be held on Tuesday June 23 at the Lawfer family dairy farm in Jo Daviess County - click here to see the flyer with complete details.

SCFB Foundation scholarships offered

Applications are now being accepted for our SCFB Foundation scholarships for the 2015/16 academic year - click here to download the application for College Level Scholarships (for those with at least 30 credit hours earned). The deadline for high school senior scholarships has passed.

"Stephenson Scenes 2015" photo contest underway

We're once again looking for those great shots of life in Stephenson County as our annual photo contest is underway - click here to see the details. Deadline for submissions is June 12th at 4:30 p.m.

Estate Planning Workshop presentation online

You can click here to view the PowerPoint presentation by keynote speaker Marc Carmichael that was presented at our March 23 & 24 Estate Planning Workshops, attended by over 150 people at the Farm Bureau and Highland College.

2015 SCFB Bus Trips

Here's our lineup of trips for 2015 - click on the highlighted link for each trip to view the flyer with trip details. Our first-time trip to the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days will be a very enjoyable and educational outing, and the popular Wisconsin State Fair, Farm Progress Show, and Barn II Dinner Theatre trips usually sell out (PLEASE NOTE the corrected date for the state fair trip).

Upcoming Events

June 8, 2015 - 6:00am to June 10, 2015 - 6:30pm
June 20, 2015 - 6:00am to 10:30am
June 27, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
June 28, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm
July 27, 2015 - 7:00am to July 30, 2015 - 6:30pm