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Tag Archives: McLean County Fair

Pedal Tractor Pull Winners

Eleven youth pedaled their way to prizes in the 2014 Pedal Tractor Pull held Aug. 2 at the  McLean County Fair. A total of 21 kids competed in the event, sponsored by McLean County Farm Bureau Young Leaders. The youth competed against each other in one of in four classes based on weight. Toy tractors… read more

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Adopted Legislator Group Visits McLean County Fair

A group of 25 urban youth and adults gained hands on experience with agriculture at the 2014 McLean County Fair July 31. McLean County Farm Bureau Governmental Affairs committee sponsored the trip  for youth from the 29th Legislative District, represented by our adopted legislator, Rep. Thaddeus Jones. The Adopt-A-Legislator Program® through Illinois Farm Bureau pairs… read more

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2014 Golden Clover Award Winners Honored

Four dedicated supporters of 4-H and the McLean County Fair received recognition as 2014 Golden Clover Award winners. McLean County Farm Bureau Vice President, Fred Grieder, presented the awards on  Wed., July 30 during the 4-H Royalty Contest at the McLean County Fair. Evelyn Shiner was honored as a Golden Clover for her work with… read more

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Farmers Needed for Ag Education Efforts

Step up, share the story of agriculture and help consumers put a face with the source of their food! Farmers are needed to share their day to day knowledge at the Food & Farm Fun Zone educational exhibit during the McLean County Fair July 30 – Aug. 3, 2014. Volunteers can sign up for three… read more

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