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Actively working to secure a better future for agricultural interests in Cook County.

Family Food Bytes
09/12/2018 @ 7:00 am

Dozens of goats invaded a residential area on the western side of Boise, Idaho on August 3. The goats proceeded to move from yard to yard eating rosebushes, ivy and grass. It was reported that neighbors spilled out of their home to observe and most were amused, but not all. The goats came from a business called “We Rent Goats” which uses the goats to remove noxious weeds from fields, acreage, pastors, open spaces, ditches, ravines and embankments.

Farm Bureau provides food for those in Need
09/11/2018 @ 7:50 am | By Bona Heinsohn, CAE

Cook and Mercer County Farm Bureaus delivered sweetcorn for families at the Catholic Charities Food Pantry, Self-Help Closet, and Schaumburg Barn in conjunction with Senator Laura Murphy and Representative Michelle Mussman. Senator Murphy is “adopted” by Mercer CFB through Farm Bureau’s Adopt-a-Legislator® program.

Let’s Talk About the Ag on Your Plate
09/10/2018 @ 7:45 am | By Karen Biernacki, Cook County farmer

Have you ever seen one of the hybrid signs next to a corn or soybean field? The “Agrigold” sign in the picture almost makes it look like Agrigold owns the field. Agrigold is an 80-year old company that concentrates on seed research, which begs the question of why a company owns a corn or soybean field in Illinois.

Farm Bureau Members Support Area Non-Profits
09/09/2018 @ 8:30 am | By Bona Heinsohn, CAE

Great things happen when people and organizations work together.

Family Food Bytes
09/09/2018 @ 7:00 am

Nine regional Illinois food banks (including the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Northern Illinois Food Bank) received more than 4,000 pounds of ground pork – a Christmas in July donation as part of the Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign.

Meet a "Face" of Cook County Farm Bureau & reg;
09/08/2018 @ 8:30 am | By Pat Horcher, CCFB Board Member

Each month we are highlighting a Cook County Farm Bureau Board Member: This month's "Face of CCFB" is...Pat Horcher

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