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Monday January 1, 2018
 
Posted by MCFB on December 19, 2017

Wednesday January 17, 2018 5:00 PM
 

Join area Young Leaders and Illinois State University Collegiate Farm Bureau members Wed., Jan. 17 for a night of fun, pizza and basketball.

Spouses and children are welcome to attend. Pizza will be served in the Ropp Ag Building starting at 5 p.m. and the ISU vs. Bradley basketball game is at 6 p.m. at Redbird Arena.

Cost is $10 per person for pizza and game ticket. Sign up below!

11 signed up so far.

RSVP deadline is past

Posted by MCFB on January 5, 2018

Thursday January 18, 2018 5:00 PM
 

Notice is hereby given that the McLean County Farm Bureau will hold the organization’s 104th Annual Business Meeting Thurs., Jan. 18 at 5 p.m. at 2242 Westgate Drive in Bloomington.

The business meeting will include financial and program reports as well as any other business that may be properly presented.
All voting members are welcome to attend. Reservations are not required.

Posted by MCFB on December 22, 2017

Thursday January 25, 2018 8:00 AM
 

Take a look at the latest in cover crop management and soil health at the Conservation Cropping Seminar Jan. 25 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Suites in Peoria.

Click here for more details and registration.

See additional dates and locations here.

Posted by MCFB on January 3, 2018

Thursday January 25, 2018 8:00 AM
 
Posted by MCFB on January 10, 2018

Tuesday January 30, 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.

Tues., Jan. 30 at ASMARK Agricenter (14171 Carole Dr in Bloomington)

  • Speaker: Jean Payne, Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association
  • Topic: Nutrient & Pesticide Issues

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

RSVP Now!

Posted by MCFB on January 3, 2018

Tuesday February 6, 2018 7:45 AM
 

To help you plan for the 2018 growing season and address your insurance needs, local COUNTRY Financial crop experts will offer a free Crop Update Meeting Tues., Feb. 6 at Evergreen FS, 402 N Hershey Rd in Bloomington.

Hear important updates on crop and farm insurance products, precision ag technology plus a grain marketing outlook from
AgriVisor.

Doors will open at 7:45 a.m. and the event begins at 8 a.m.

Complimentary breakfast will be provided along with freebies and door prizes.

Registration deadline is Tues.,Jan. 30.

To sign-up, contact a local COUNTRY Crop Representative:

Posted by MCFB on January 3, 2018

Wednesday February 7, 2018 7:30 AM
 

Take a look at the latest farm trucking rules and transportation regulations at the On the Road Seminar Wed. Feb. 7 at 8 a.m. at
the ASMARK Agricenter, 14171 Carole Drive in Bloomington. Doors open at 7:30 with coffee & donuts provided.

Illinois Farm Bureau staff Kevin Rund and Kirby Wagner will cover the complexities of licensing requirements and farm exemptions. Additional topics include:

  • Harvest Season Emergency permits
  • Longer trucks on local roads
  • Electronic Logging Devices
  • Universal Carrier Registration filing deadline
  • Anhydrous ammonia nurse tank movements
  • Proof of citizenship requirements

The event is sponsored by the McLean and Livingston County Farm Bureaus and Prairie Central Co-op.

17 signed up so far.

RSVP Now!

Posted by MCFB on January 3, 2018

Tuesday February 13, 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.

Tues., Feb. 13 at GROWMARK Learning Center (2908 County Road 925 North, Bloomington)

  • Speaker: Eric Wilcox, GROWMARK
  • Topic: FS Custom Applicator Training Simulator

Sponsored by Evergreen FS

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

Posted by MCFB on December 22, 2017

Thursday February 15, 2018 8:00 AM
 

University of Illinois Extension will offer a Resilient Farm Roadshow Thursday, February 15 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Chateau Hotel in Bloomington.

The agenda includes a look at cash flow management, risk management and ways to innovate while being cost conscious.

Attendees can also stay for an optional computer session from 1 to 3 p.m. will offer cash flow evaluation for individual farms using FAST tools.

Click here for additional information and to register. Additional dates & locations also available.

Posted by MCFB on January 9, 2018