Stephenson County Farm Bureau News

Com Ed offering great savings opportunities for farmers

Through a free program funded by Com Ed in northern Illinois, farmers can earn significant savings on energy efficiency upgrades in their operations. Currently you can get a free electric timer unit, ideal for block heaters and other cold-weather applications.

"Fuel Up, Give Back" for United Way during December

Again this year, Stephenson Service Company and Adkins Energy are joining forces to support the United Way of Northwest Illinois. During the month of December, the two companies will donate 6 cents from every gallon of fuel sold at the Freeport Fast Stop location on East South Street to support the work of United Way in Stephenson and Jo Daviess Counties. Stop by and fill up for a great cause!

"Socks for Stephenson County"

The Conservation & Agricultural Partners (CAP) Foundation is holding its second annual "Socks for Stephenson County" drive collecting donations of new socks for distribution to needy families through the local Salvation Army. You can bring your donation to the Farm Bureau office through December 22, and complete details can be found by clicking here.

Veterinary Feed Directive program planned for December 20

Livestock producers are invited to an important meeting at the Farm Bureau on December 20 - click here to see the flyer with complete details.

Stroke Detection Plus returning on February 16

Stroke Detection Plus will be back at the Farm Bureau on February 16 performing their valuable screenings - click here to see the flyer with complete details.

News and Views

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

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Tentative trip schedule for 2017 and beyond

We have a tentative schedule for our upcoming Farm Bureau trips - click here to download the flyer with the complete listing. As trip details become finalized, the trip name will become a highlighted hyperlink that you can click to download that trip's flyer with complete details

Applications sought for 2017 Summer Program Assistant

We are now taking applications for our paid summer 2017 internship - click here to see the program details, and click here to download an application.

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