McLean County Farm Bureau

The 800-pound butter cow

The 800-pound butter cow was unveiled Wednesday, just ahead of the opening of the Illinois State Fair. Made of recycled butter, the sculpture by Iowan Sarah Pratt is in the shape of a cow munching on a sunflower. This year’s fair theme, “Grow with Us,” is a nod to the state’s agriculture industry as well as improvements at the fairgrounds. READ MORE