Vote Now...2014 Paint the Yard Contest!

Posted Jul 22 2014

Cast your vote and help decide the winners of our 3rd annual Paint the Yard Contest! Click on the link and view these amazing yards...plantings were purchased... more

Cook County Staff Exchange Dates Set

Posted Jun 2 2014

On Wednesday, August 27 and Tuesday, September 16 Cook County Farm Bureau is hosting a Cook County farm-business/food processor tour for Cook County government... more


Action Request!

Posted Jul 17 2014

Illinois Farm Bureau has activated a call to action urging members to call the White House before 4 p.m. on Thursday, to urge President Barack Obama to... more

On Farm use of Pesticides

Posted Jul 1 2014

The US government has regulated the sale and use of on farm pesticides since the early 1900s.  Over time existing pesticides have become more specific... more

Summer Time in the Midwest

Posted Jul 1 2014

Also called sugar corn and pole corn is a variety of maize with a high sugar content.  Dent corn, which is typically fed to animals or used for ethanol... more

Antibiotics in Meat

Posted Jul 1 2014

Consumers throughout the country have some questions about the meat they are purchasing at their local grocery store.  One of the most common questions... more