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McLean County Ag Education Committee Co-Chairs Austin O’Neall, Carly Rickard, Rollo Rickard and McLean County Ag in the Classroom Coordinator, Bridget Caldwell helped distribute some of the 384 gallons of hand sanitizer to local schools.

Corn Heads to the Classroom

As area schools resume for the spring semester, McLean County Ag in the Classroom is donating 384 gallons of hand sanitizer made from corn for use by local students and staff. “Corn is the top crop grown in McLean County and we’re pleased to donate a useful product to our local schools made from central Illinois corn,” says Austin O’Neall, local farmer and co-chair of the McLean County Ag Education Committee. Central Illinois ethanol manufacturer,

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MCFB Foundation Ag Scholarships

McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation is growing and expanding our support for the next generation of agriculture leaders! We’re pleased to launch new and increased scholarship opportunities for McLean County students planning to pursue a career in agriculture. Basic criteria: Must be a current McLean County Farm Bureau member or dependent of a member Must be planning to pursue a career in agriculture Must be a resident of McLean County, IL or a graduate of

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IL Pesticide Applicator Training & Testing

If you need to obtain or renew your private pesticide applicator’s license, training and testing is available online from University of Illinois Extension. Click here for more details Limited in person testing is scheduled for January & February in Bloomington (testing only, there will not be any in-person trainings for 2020-21): Asmark Institute Agricenter 14171 Carole Dr., Bloomington, IL  61705 All exams available (1 session each date) Dates Available:  (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) January: 12,

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Rural Restaurant Bingo

In these challenging times, McLean County Farm Bureau would like to support & promote restaurants in our rural communities with a “Bingo” promotion. Dine (including carry-out or delivery if available) at the participating restaurants of your choice on the bingo card until you get a five-in-a-row horizontally, vertically or diagonally. You must spend a minimum of $15 before tax and tip at each restaurant to complete your bingo. Receipts & completed bingo cards can be

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