Welcome

Welcome!

Welcome to the Stephenson County Farm Bureau website, where you'll find the latest and most up-to-date information about the Farm Bureau and the services we offer. We're here to serve the needs of our members and to fulfill our mission statement - "To Educate and Advocate for Agriculture".  Have a great day!

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Stephenson County Farm Bureau News

News and Views

A weekly news and opinion column by SCFB Manager Bruce Johnson.

"Stephenson Scenes" returns!

We're pleased to bring back our "Stephenson Scenes" photo contest after a one-year hiatus - click here to see the flyer with copmplete details!

Local & regional trip schedule

We have a tentative schedule for our upcoming Farm Bureau trips - click here to download the flyer with the complete listing. As trip details become finalized, the trip name will become a highlighted hyperlink that you can click to download that trip's flyer with complete details

"Farm-to-Farm 5K/Fun Run" planned for April 1

The SCFB Young Leaders announce the inaugural "Farm-to-Farm 5K/Fun Run" on Saturday April 1, an out-and-back course based at Kent Farms, Winslow. This event promises to be a fun time for the whole family, with proceeds benefitting the Ag-in-the-Classroom program in Stephenson County.

Town & Country Classic Tractor Caravan planned for June 17

Join us on your favorite old iron for our 2017 Town & Country Classic Tractor Drive on Saturday June 17, starting and ending in Freeport. Click here to download the event flyer and registration form.

SCFB Foundation scholarships now available

Applications are now being accepted for our Stephenson County Farm Bureau Foundation scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year - click here to download the application for high school seniors graduating this spring who will be continuing their education in an ag field, and click here for the college level application.

Ag Awareness Lunch & Learn Series

SCFB is hosting an Ag Awareness Lunch & Learn Series on Tuesdays in March at the Farm Bureau, designed to help the non-farm public get an inside look and a better understanding of the scope and significance of agriculture in Stephenson County. Click here to see the flyer with complete details, and call the Farm Bureau at (815) 232-3186 to sign up for any or all of the sessions. This program is partially funded through a grant from the Illinois Farm Bureau.

Defensive Driving scheduled

Another Defensive Driving class has been scheduled for April 12-13, 2017 at the Farm Bureau - click here to see the flyer with complete details.

Upcoming Events

March 23, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
March 28, 2017 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
April 1, 2017 -
8:30am to 11:30am
April 2, 2017 -
1:45pm to 10:00pm
April 8, 2017 -
3:00pm to 11:45pm