Member News

Rules for the Road

Join us at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5 at the McLean County fairgrounds to find out the latest in transportation rules and exemptions. Topics covered will include: New trucking rules Licensing requirements Farm exemptions Roadside inspections The main presenter will be Kirby Wagner who specializes in farm transportation issues for the Illinois Farm Bureau®. Staff from the Illinois State Police and Illinois Department of Transportation will also be on hand to answer your questions.

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FarmBill Decision 2020: ARC or PLC?

Evaluate your risk management choices under the 2018 Farm Bill at the ARC/PLC meeting January 29, 2020 at 9 a.m. at the McLean County Farm Bureau office. Find out about what’s new for the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, plus a look at online tools to calculate your farm coverage options. Speakers include: Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois Extension Brenda Dozier, COUNTRY Financial Breakfast refreshments will be provided. Click here

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Volunteer Night at Midwest Food Bank

McLean County Farm Bureau members are invited to volunteer at Midwest Food Bank Tues., Jan. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Volunteers will sort and pack food for distribution to area food pantries. Kids ages five and older are welcome to volunteer along with parents or grandparents. Snacks and pizza will be provided. Please sign-up to participate so we can send you the waiver to complete.

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Ag After Hours – Survey Says

Join us Jan. 16 at the Evergreen FS Building, 402 N. Hershey Road in Bloomington from  for an Ag After Hours. Our guest speaker will be Illinois State Statistician, Mark Schleusener to discuss USDA Crop Reports & Surveys. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and our speaker will be at 6 p.m. Ag After Hours are informal networking events offered for Farm Bureau members. Refreshments will be provided. Click here to register.

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