Stephenson County Farm Bureau News

"Parade of Progress" Tractor Drive & Show scheduled for June 27

We're pleased to announce our "Parade of Progress" Tractor Drive & Show on Saturday June 27, 2015, co-sponsored by SCFB and Union Dairy. Tractors of all vintages are invited to participate in the 31.5-mile drive through the country and the public show in Freeport from 12-4 p.m. as we highlight the vast changes in tractor design and technology over the decades.

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 at the Farm Bureau on Tuesday June 30 at 7:30 p.m. with Jack Wideman from Tri-State Travel presenting trip details.

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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.


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