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Thursday December 13, 2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

University of Illinois Extension will offer a Private Applicator License Exam Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Extension office 1615 Commerce Parkway, in Bloomington, IL.

Cost is $30.

Please click here for details & to register.

For information about the exam and pesticide licenses, visit the Illinois Department of Agriculture website.

Posted by MCFB on September 18, 2018

Tuesday December 18, 2018 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
 

Find tips for your end of year financial planning at our Farm Tax Seminar Dec. 18 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the McLean County Farm Bureau building in Bloomington.

The agenda will cover ag-related provisions in the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

  • Improved income tax brackets
  • New depreciation rules
  • Changes to equipment trades
  • Commodity gifting
  • Meals and Entertainment deductions
  • Net Operating Loss changes
  • New Qualified Business Income deduction
  • Tax planning Ideas

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Posted by MCFB on December 12, 2018

Thursday December 20, 2018 6:00 PM
 

Join McLean County Farm Bureau Young Leaders to offer some helping hands for the holidays and volunteer at Midwest Food Bank Thurs., Dec. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The event is family-friendly and children ages five and older are welcome to volunteer along with parents. Pizza will be provide for all volunteers.

Midwest Food Bank is located at 2031 Warehouse Road in Normal, just off of Northtown Road.

Milk Donation Challenge:

Young Leaders will be participating the social media based #10GallonChallenge campaign

If you would like to contribute to the cause, use the donate button below. You can also purchase and donate milk
to directly to a local charitable organization:

  1. Contact the local agency to confirm needs and ability to accept a milk donation.
  2. Purchase and donate.
  3. Take a picture and send it to anna@mcfb.org plus share it on social media with #10GallonChallenge

McLean County Farm Bureau Young Leaders will match donations dollar for dollar or gallon for gallon up to $250.





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Posted by MCFB on December 5, 2018

Thursday January 17, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
 
Posted by MCFB on December 11, 2018

Tuesday January 22, 2019 9:00 AM
 

Take a look at the latest farm trucking rules and transportation regulations at the On the Road Seminar Tues., Jan. 22 at 9 a.m. at
the ASMARK Agricenter, 14171 Carole Drive in Bloomington. Doors open at 8:30 with coffee & donuts provided.

Illinois Farm Bureau staff Kevin Rund and Kirby Wagner will cover the latest changes and updates in licensing requirements and farm exemptions.

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Posted by MCFB on December 7, 2018

Friday February 1, 2019
 

Deadline to apply for scholarships from the IAA Foundation ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 per year.

Find eligibility requirements & application here.

Event Types:

Posted by MCFB on December 11, 2018

Friday February 8, 2019 9:15 AM to 12:15 PM
 

Brush up on your knowledge of how to stay safe while applying anhydrous ammonia Feb. 8, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon. Training provided by Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association.
Location: Asmark Agricenter, Bloomington
Cost: $5/person for Farm Bureau members; $10 for non-members, includes continental breakfast & lunch

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Posted by MCFB on December 7, 2018

Friday February 15, 2019
 

FFA Advisors, click here to nominate a student

Posted by MCFB on December 11, 2018

Wednesday March 20, 2019 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
 

McLean County Chamber of Commerce Ag Breakfast will be March 20 at 7 a.m. at the Chateau in Bloomington.

Posted by MCFB on December 11, 2018

Wednesday May 1, 2019
 

McLean County FFA Chapters are eligible to receive up to $1,000 in matching funds from the McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation.

Find details & the application here.

Posted by MCFB on December 11, 2018