Tag: FFA

MCFB Helps Local FFA Chapters Build for the Future

McLean County Farm Bureau awarded $15,000 in FFA Capital Grants for Prairie Central FFA to purchase new classroom lab tables and to help Olympia FFA renovate their school’s greenhouse. “We’re happy to help our local high school agricultural education programs upgrade their facilities and build capacity for future students,” says Mark Hines, McLean County Farm … Read More

2021 FFA Chapter Service Award Winners

McLean County Farm Bureau is pleased to honor local FFA members for outstanding service to their chapters and communities. 2021 FFA Chapter Service Award Winners: Lindsey Quinn, Blue Ridge Ella Newcomb, El Paso-Gridley Lauren Monk, Heyworth Trevor Hahn, LeRoy Beth Clark, Lexington Kelsey Kern, Normal Community Abigail Hoeft, Normal West Noah Reber, Olympia Mike Dowling, … Read More

MCFB Foundation Virtual Trivia Night

Join us for a fun night to celebrate agriculture & support local ag education efforts! MCFB Foundation Virtual Trivia Night – March 19 at 6:30 p.m. Grab your “quaran-team” and join us online for a family-friendly, fun night of trivia! Cost is $60 per team (suggested 4-6 people). Compete for prizes & bragging rights! All … Read More

FFA Members Explore Ag Careers

Local FFA members explored agricultural careers and gained team building experience at McLean County Farm Bureau’s Acquaintance Day program held Jan. 23. About 130 sophomores from nine local high schools participated in the annual event. Students heard presentations from Dr. David Mouser, Superintendent, Tri-Valley Schools, as well as Dr. Lucas Maxwell and Cori Malone, Illinois … Read More

Local FFA Members Attend BUILD Conference

Illinois Farm Bureau and its affiliate companies were proud to sponsor the Illinois FFA BUILD Conference in Decatur October 14-15. Members from Normal Community, Normal West and Tri-Valley FFA Chapters participated in this year’s event/ Through five different sessions, FFA members learned how to BUILD their leadership, image, relationships, team and perspective, as well as … Read More