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.

Signup for New England Railroad Trip ends July 15!

Signup for our October 1-10 "Railroads of New England Fall Explorer" trip end on July 15 and only a few seats remain. Click here to see the brochure with trip details and call (815) 232-3186 for more information!

European River Cruise preview planned

Area Farm Bureaus and Lindstrom Travel are hosting a spectacular European River Cruise on the Rhine and Mosel rivers in September/October 2017 - click here to see the flyer with trip details, click here for a registration form, and call Bruce at (815) 232-3186 for more information.

Water testing offered for farmers

SCFB is pleased to have purchased a nitrate testing kit with grant funds provided by the Illinois Farm Bureau, and we're now offering the opportunity for farmers to have surface or tile water tested to determine nitrate levels. We plan to perform tests one day each week at the FB office, and we will also be available on a limited basis to perfrom tests on the farm.

Taking orders for delicious Cresthaven peaches!

It's time to place your order for those fabulous Cresthaven freestone peaches that have become so popular here, delivered fresh from Rendleman Orchards in Alto Pass IL. Orders can be placed through Friday August 5 with delivery anticipated on Tuesday August 9, and the cost per 25# box is $27 for FB members and $32 for non-members. Click here for an order form.

2016 SCFB Bus Trips

Here is our bus trip lineup for 2016 - click on the trip name to see the flyer with complete details, and call (815) 232-3186 for more information.

Panama Canal trip planned for 2017

Area Farm Bureaus and Tri-State Travel are hosting a fabulous Panama Canal Cruise on January 27-February 12, 2017; click here to see the draft itinerary and trip info.

Rose Parade trip planned - space limited!

We're sponsoring a fabulous trip to Pasadena on December 30, 2016-January 3, 2017 to see the Rose Parade and other attractions, in cooperation with several northern Illinois Farm Bureaus and Lindstrom Travel. Click here to see the flyer with reservation details - space is limited to just one motorcoach in Pasadena and is over half full, so don't delay if you want to participate! Call (815) 232-3186 for more info!

Upcoming Events

July 4, 2016 -
8:00am to 4:30pm
July 6, 2016 - 11:00am to July 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 10, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
July 12, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm