Author: anna@mcfb.org

2023 Year End Highlights

Reflecting on 2023 as we look ahead to 2024 – together we’ll keep keep advocating for agriculture, serving our members & giving back to our communities!

Bane, Stanko Earn IL Ag in the Classroom Honors

A McLean County teacher and a McLean County farmer earned statewide recognition for their Ag in the Classroom efforts. Pat Bane, a McLean County hog farmer from Arrowsmith, was named … Read More

Giving Back for Giving Tuesday

McLean County Farm Bureau Community Engagement committee contributed to several local nonprofit organizations in honor of “Giving Tuesday.” Baby Fold – diapers & wipes Brightpoint Crisis Nursery – diapers & … Read More

Legislator Harvest Visits

McLean County Farm Bureau hosted several state legislators for harvest field visits in during the month of October. The visits provided an opportunity for legislators who represent portions of McLean County … Read More

Ag Day Highlights Key Issues for Local Farmers

Local business leaders explored McLean County farming and agribusiness during Agriculture Day held Oct. 5 for a group of 30 local business leaders. McLean County Farm Bureau sponsors Ag Day … Read More

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

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