Category: Member News

News and updates from McLean County Farm Bureau

2022 MCFB Foundation Scholarship Winners

McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022-23 Agricultural Leadership Scholarship recipients. Brian Clapp, a senior at LeRoy High School, plans to study Agricultural Business at Lake … Read More

Local Students Awarded IAA Foundation Scholarships

Three McLean County students will receive scholarships to pursue their education and career goals from the Illinois Agricultural Association Foundation. Paige Lemenager of Hudson will receive a $5,000 scholarship as … Read More

2022 FFA Service Award Winners

McLean County Farm Bureau congratulates the 2022 FFA Service Award winners: Gracie Shaffer, Blue Ridge  Jacqueline Schertz, El Paso-Gridley Abigail Clapp, LeRoy Ben Steffen, Lexington Amelia Rodriguez, Normal Community Chloe … Read More

Ag Bites: Breakfast, Networking & Ag Outlook

Get the essentials to fuel your success at Ag Bites – breakfast, networking & a look at key issues in agriculture. Geared for agribusiness professionals, Ag Bites offers you a … Read More

IFB Market Study Tour Examines European Trade Opportunities, Issues

At the beginning of March, I had the opportunity to travel with 11 other Illinois Farm Bureau members and staff to France, Brussels and the United Kingdom for a ten-day Market … Read More

MCFB Boosts Funding for HCC Ag Facility

A major donation from McLean County Farm Bureau will help advance Heartland Community College toward construction of a dedicated space for agriculture programs to grow and flourish. A $2 million … Read More

Golden Farmer Club Honors Long Time McLean County Farmers

McLean County Farm Bureau members who have farmed for 50 years or longer are eligible to join the Golden Farmer Club and receive a free gate sign personalized with their … Read More

Schuler Advocates for Ag on Leaders to DC

Input prices, environmental regulations and trade served as the key focus on the recent Illinois Farm Bureau Leaders to Washington trip held March 7-9. McLean County Farm Bureau board member, … Read More

Landowner 101 to be Offered in February

Grow your understanding for managing your valuable farmland assets with the Landowner 101 series of classes: Feb. 10 – Farmland Ownership & Leasing Feb. 17 – Basic Agronomy Feb. 24 … Read More

Anhydrous Ammonia Certified Grower Training

Farm operators and any farm employees who transport or apply anhydrous ammonia will be required to complete certified grower training by April 1, 2022. Farm operators and any farm employees … Read More

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