Category: Member News

News and updates from McLean County Farm Bureau

Golden Clover Nominations

Know someone who helped make your 4-H Club or McLean County Fair experience great? Nominate them to receive a Golden Clover Award! Deadline is June 1, 2019. Golden Clover Awards recognize individuals for outstanding service to 4-H and the McLean County Fair. Awards are given in these categories: Golden Clover – volunteer of retirement age … Read More

Kubsch, Streitmatter Complete ALOT

Illinois Farm Bureau® (IFB) created Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow (ALOT), an agricultural leadership development program designed to give participants a head-start on tackling tomorrow’s responsibilities. Twenty-one IFB members representing seventeen counties have successfully completed the 40th ALOT program. Tori Streitmatter and Kristen Kubsch represented McLean County. The 2019 ALOT sessions were held in Oglesby, Cambridge, … Read More

MCFB Foundation Scholarship Winners

McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation is pleased to announce five local students selected to receive a 2019-20 Agriculture Leadership Scholarship: Mackenzie Kraft, Normal Community High School senior, plans to study Animal Science at Iowa State University Clayton Thomas, Normal Community West High School senior, plans to study Agricultural Science Education at the University of Nebraska … Read More

FFA Service Award Winners

McLean County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 FFA Service Awards. The awards are given annually to one member from each local FFA chapter. Winners include: •Kathyrn Cole, Blue Ridge •Kate Henkel, El Paso-Gridley •Sara Ingels, Heyworth •Jerred Grussing, LeRoy •Carly Groth, Lexington •Georgia Merkle, Normal Community •Jaden Thompson, Normal … Read More