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Agriculture in Cook County comes in so many sizes, shapes, styles and flavors, providing the freshest and finest products and services.

Member Benefits

Our members can leverage outstanding discounts, program opportunities and experiences, finding more ways to hold onto more of their money.

Why Agriculture Matters

The Agriculture in the Classroom Program provides free educational programming and resources to educators in Cook County.

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Take back your influence in Washington, Springfield, and even your own backyard with Farm Bureau's FB ACT program.

Legislative Priorities

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

Ford / Lincoln Farm Bureau Conquest Cash Program
10/16/2018 @ 10:15 am

Ford/Lincoln Farm Bureau Conquest Cash Program
October 15, 2018 – January 2, 2019
Members could save $1,000 on Ford & $1,250 on Lincoln

Hurry! During the promotional period, members who qualify for the Farm Bureau Association eCertificate Offer will be eligible to receive an additional $500 Conquest Bonus Cash towards the purchase or lease of an eligible new 2018/2019 MY Ford vehicle, if they have a non-Ford/Lincoln or Mercury vehicle registered in their household that is 1995 or newer.

From the Farm Desk
10/08/2018 @ 9:00 am

Solar opportunities continue to pop up around Illinois, and Clay Electric Cooperative Vice President Ed VanHoose recommends gathering plenty of information if you’re thinking about pursuing an agreement.

Pumpkin Fun Facts!
10/06/2018 @ 12:00 pm

Did you know that Morton, Illinois processes 80% of the world’s canned pumpkin, is considered the Pumpkin capital of the world<

Feeling the Squeeze
10/06/2018 @ 7:00 am | By Daniel Grant, FarmWeekNow

USDA projects net farm income will decline by $9.8 billion (13 percent) this year, compared to 2017, to the lowest level since 2009.And, while lower commodity prices are a key factor in the projections (receipts are projected to drop by $2.5 billion for milk and $1.9 billion for cash corn), another driver of the sobering economic outlook involves rising input costs and debt levels.

Have a question for a Master Gardner?
10/05/2018 @ 11:30 am

The Master Gardeners are in the Farm Bureau office this fall season to answer questions from members and the general public related to gardening and horticulture.

From the Farm Desk
10/04/2018 @ 12:00 pm

Tate Mesbergen, a custom hay farmer from Greeley, Colorado, didn’t just break a world record this summer, he literally chopped it down. Mesbergen cut a whopping 348 acres of hay in 8 hours on his family’s farm and neighboring fields in Colorado to set a world record in the Guinness Book of Record; that’s  more than 100 acres better than previous world record!

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Our mission is to serve all of the Cook County Farm Bureau® members with meaningful and beneficial programs that reflect our agricultural heritage.