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Saturday February 24, 2018 6:00 PM
 

Grab some friends for some Olympic-size fun at the 2018 McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Trivia Night!

Date: Saturday, February 24

Time: Doors Open at 6 p.m., Trivia Starts at 7 p.m.

Cost: $160 per team of up to 8 people – Register below

Location: GE Park/Union Clubhouse, 1750 GE Road, Bloomington

Light supper provided along with prizes, trivia, silent auction, raffles, cash bar & more!

Team spirit theme: Winter Olympics – go for the gold & celebrate your favorite with Olympic sport or team

Mulligans: $10 each or 6 for $50 – Place up to one mulligan sticker per round on your score sheet for an automatically right answer.


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Posted by MCFB on February 2, 2018

Monday February 26, 2018 9:30 AM
 

University of Illinois Extension will offer one-day hands-on workshop will for farmers to expand their understandings of Microsoft Excel applications and introduce FAST spreadsheets developed by agricultural economists.

The seminar will be Feb. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Champaign (801 N. Country Fair Drive).

Cost for the seminar is $100, but participants can save $30 by bringing their own laptop. Lunch is included.

For more details and to register, click here.

Posted by MCFB on January 9, 2018

Thursday February 15, 2018 6:30 PM
Thursday March 1, 2018 6:30 PM
Thursday March 8, 2018 6:30 PM
 

Expand your understanding and skills for managing your farmland with a series of Landowner 101 classes. Instructors will include Don Meyer and Dr. Maria Boerngen of Illinois State University.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Feb. 15 – Farmland Leasing
  • March 1 – Basic Agronomy
  • March 8 – Grain Marketing

Classes will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the McLean County Farm Bureau building, 2242 Westgate Drive in Bloomington.

Cost for each class is $20 per farm or $50 per farm for all three Landowner 101 sessions. More than one person per farm may
attend the sessions.

Farm Bureau members will receive a discount on registration fees.

Please register below. Please make sure you hit the “submit” button before you click on the payment button – thanks!

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To pay with credit or debit card, please use the Pay Now button below.


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Posted by MCFB on February 15, 2018

Thursday March 22, 2018 5:30 PM
 

Build your network & your knowledge at the 2018 Ag After Hours events. Young farmers and agribusiness professionals are invited to join us after work for these informal network & professional development events.

Thurs., March 22 at Evergreen FS (402 N Hershey Rd in Bloomington)

  • Speaker: Sean Arians, Climate Corporation
  • Topic: Precision Agriculture

Networking start at 5:30 p.m. with speaker at 6. Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available.

Posted by MCFB on January 5, 2018