Stephenson County Farm Bureau News

News and Views

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

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SCFB Foundation scholarship deadline is May 29th!

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).

BREAKING NEWS - Four seats available for July 27-30 Door County Adventure!

Due to a few cancellations, we now have four seats available for our popular Door County Adventure trip in July - visit the 2015 SCFB Bus Trips page and click on the link to see details, and call us at (815) 232-3186 to sign up!

Applications being accepted for Education Coordinator position

The Conservation & Agricultural Partners Foundation is seeking applicants for the Education Coordinator position vacated by the recent departure of Martha Ebbesmeyer after 12 years. Click here to see the job description and click here for an application (due by June 8).

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.

"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 40-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 on March 30-April 5, 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. A second trip option on April 6-12 is also being offered.

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.

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