Rural Route Safety Days

Checking out the visibility from a tractor or combine seat proved to be an eye-opening experience for local high school students at Rural Route Safety Days held at LeRoy High … Read More

MCFB Awards $30,000 in FFA Capital Grants

McLean County Farm Bureau is investing $30,000 in local agricultural education efforts through the FFA Capital Grant program to help grow capacity for hands on learning. Lexington FFA and Normal … Read More

2023 Golden Clovers Honored

The 2023 Golden Clover awards honored three dedicated McLean County Fair and 4-H volunteers. Honorees: Eileen Norin, Golden Clover – 4-H volunteer for 40 years including 10 years as leader … Read More

HogWild 5K Raise Funds for Foundation

About 100 runners and walkers participated in the 2023 HogWild 5K Run & 2K Walk held July 23 at the McLean County Fairgrounds. Participants also enjoyed post-race porkburgers grilled by … Read More

Golf Outing Brings in Dollars ‘Fore’ MCFB Foundation

More than 65 golfers hit the links to benefit local agricultural education efforts at the 2023 McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation Golf Outing held July 17 at The Den Golf … Read More

Kaufman Advocates for Ag on Leaders to DC

The Farm Bill took center stage in discussions on the recent Illinois Farm Bureau Leaders to Washington trip held July 11-13. McLean County Farm Bureau advisory board member, Eric Kaufman, … Read More

McLean County Ally in Ag Recognition

McLean County Farm Bureau leaders are pleased to recognize the McLean County Board an “Ally in Agriculture” after the board’s adoption of a resolution in support of agriculture, signifying local … Read More

2023-24 Ag Leadership Scholarship Winners

McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023-24 Agricultural Leadership Scholarship recipients. Peter Metivier, a senior at Normal Community High School, plans to study Agriculture Communications & … Read More

Hoeft, Lemenager Selected for IAA Foundation Scholarships

Abigail Hoeft of rural Bloomington and Paige Lemenager of Hudson were each selected to receive a $1,000 Collegiate Farm Bureau scholarship from the IAA Foundation. Hoeft is a Forest and … Read More

MCFB, Rural Officials Testify Against Expanding Airport Tax

A delegation of McLean County Farm Bureau staff, four local mayors and two township supervisors traveled to Springfield April 26 to testify in opposition at a House Committee hearing on … Read More

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