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HARVEST FOR ALL BRACKETS

Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leaders are launching their Harvest for All March Madness Bracket Challenge. Each bracket is a $10 donation to Harvest For All. All brackets must be entered and donations made by Noon ET on Thursday, March 17th. Go to: http://cbsprt.co/1UYun7d for details.

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AFBF16 UPDATE

Check out FarmWeekNow.com for the latest updates from the AFBF meeting in Orlando. Yesterday, Jesse and Mary Faber of Livingston County were named runners-up for the AFBF’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award.

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2016 Ag After Hours

Build your network & your knowledge at the 2016 Ag After Hours events. Young farmers and agribusiness professionals are invited to attend. Tues., Jan. 19 at C.J.’s in Bloomington Speaker: Ryan Whitehouse, Illinois Farm Bureau Topic: Legislative Update & Exerting Influence Thurs., Feb. 18 at Swinger’s Grille in Normal Speaker: Tamara Nelsen, Illinois Farm Bureau Topic:… read more

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Ag After Hours Set for June 25

Join us for Ag After Hours – a networking & professional development opportunity for young farmers & agribusiness professionals. Thurs., June 25 @ Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, 6-8 p.m. The cost for the vineyard tour & tasting is $5 per person and a light meal will be provided. Guests can pay in advance or at the door…. read more

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CONGRATS!

Congratulations to Sean Arians, who won AFBF’s YL Discussion Meet Monday.  In the Ag Achievement competition, Matt and Jenna Kilgus of Fairbury were national runners-up.

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YOUNG LEADERS AWARDS

The Caleb May family of Christian County was named the IFB Young Leader Excellence in Agriculture award recipient at the Illinois State Fair Tuesday.  The Achievement in Ag award winner was Matt and Jenna Kilgus of Fairbury in Livingston County.  Additional details at FarmWeekNow.com.

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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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