Tag: Young Leaders

IL State University Research Farm Tour

Join us for a look at the latest research in cover crops, saturate buffers & more at the Illinois State University Research Farm near Lexington. Supper will be provided. Event hosted by McLean County Farm Bureau Young Leaders & Illinois State University Collegiate Farm Bureau.

Triple M Farm Tour

Join us for a berry-delicious evening at Triple M Farm near Clinton! Supper will be provided along with a farm tour including the vertical, hydroponic strawberry growing system. Pick your own strawberries will be available for $4/container (approx. 1 lb). Hosted by McLean & DeWitt County Young Leaders. Triple M Farm is located 8 miles … Read More

Emancipation Brewing/Hop Farm Tour

Check out a local brewery & hop farm with a tour of Emancipation Brewing Co near Fairbury, IL. Supper will be provided & drinks will be available for purchase. Hosted by McLean & Livingston County Farm Bureau Young Leaders.

Rescheduled: YL Night @ the CornBelters

July 15 game was rained out/canceled – so we’ve rescheduled for the July 22 game. Young Leaders & their families are invited to join us for a night at the ballpark & watch the game from the Pioneer Suite. Plus enjoy a post-game concert from Chicago Farmer. Tickets $5 per person & includes supper in … Read More

In the Kitchen & Across the Table

Join food writer, farmer and Iowa native Cristen Clark as she creates an Italian-style grinder sandwich the whole family will love in a virtual cooking event! This event is sponsored by the Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Committee and open to anyone! Register here: https://on.ilfb.org/inthekitchen

Hawk Competes in Statewide Discussion Meet

Congratulations to McLean County Farm Bureau member, Rachel Hawk on advancing to the Sweet Sixteen round of the Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Discussion meet! Hawk completed in two initial rounds round robin of competition and qualified for the third round based on her scores. The Young Leader Discussion Meet offers the opportunity to develop … Read More

2020 Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Conference

The 2020 Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Conference will be January 31 & February 1 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria. Keynote Speaker: Jim “The Rookie” Morris Breakout Session Topics: Anhydrous Safety, Hydroponics, Meals on the Go, Climatology, Managing People, Media Training, Ag in the Classroom, Photography, RFID & Livestock Traceability, Mental Health, Agronomy, … Read More