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How Your Food Is Grown

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

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

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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.

Come out for the Fishing Derby on June 3!
05/16/2018 @ 10:10 am | By Bona Heinsohn

Join Cook County Commissioner Timothy Schneider for this Year's Fishing Derby on June 3!

A Farm Generations in the Making
05/15/2018 @ 10:10 am | By Ruth Zeldenrust

I’m committed to taking care of our land to ensure that future generations can continue our family tradition, farming.

Why I Teach about Food and Agriculture
05/07/2018 @ 12:25 pm | By Beth Christian

Ag Lit Bit
05/01/2018 @ 12:40 pm | By Diane Merrion

I’m anxious to begin planting and hope my seeds and seedlings produce good results.  I’ll think of this book as I plant, and I will also think about the seeds of knowledge our Ag in the Classroom presenters planted this school year. More on that topic next month. 

Manifolds, Manolos & Manure...
05/01/2018 @ 12:35 pm | By Bona Heinsohn

March’s victories could signal significant concerns this fall for commissioners in contested races who supported the beverage tax repeal.

Downwind by Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM, Manager
05/01/2018 @ 8:25 am | By Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM, Manager

Small community cafes and restaurants provide not only nourishment, but wonderful community gathering places connecting rural people in ways that the phone cannot duplicate for friendship, information sharing, and conducting farm business.  It felt great to reunite with this feeling of farm community. Thanks Farmer Dad and Dave for letting me tag along!

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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.