Category: Member News

News and updates from McLean County Farm Bureau

Thompson Takes Ag Message to DC

McLean County Farm Bureau member, Craig Thompson, traveled with a group of thirteen farm leaders to Washington D.C. to discuss key issues including labor, rising input costs, trade and barriers … Read More

Taking Safety on the Road

Seeing farm equipment up close allowed students at Tri-Valley and Heyworth High Schools to El Paso-Gridley to gain a better perspective on how to share the road safely on Sept. … Read More

Groundbreaking Day for New Ag Complex

Work has officially started on the new Ag Complex at Heartland Community College made possible in part by a $2 million pledge from McLean County Farm Bureau. A $2 million … Read More

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

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