This week we have finalized our options for our 2021 nut and candy sale. We will be accepting orders from now until October 15, 2021. Orders will be available for pick up November 17th from 12:00p.m.-4:30p.m. and again on November 18th from 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. Products include Fancy Mammoth Pecan Halves, Giant Cashews, Black Walnut Pieces, Deluxe Mixed Nuts (no peanuts), Fancy Colossal Pistachios, Honey Roasted Peanuts, Milk Chocolate Almonds, Milk Chocolate pecan clusters, Milk Chocolate Malted Milk Balls, Sweet and Salty Trail Mix, Almond Cranberry Granola, and Gummi Bears. To see a complete order form with prices please visit our website at www.stephensoncfb.org under “news” tab. To place an order, orders can be mailed to our office, placed at our office or by calling our office at 815-232-3816. If you have any questions, please reach out to our office.
Membership Value Program Updated Brochures: We are excited to announce our 2021-2022 Membership Value Program Brochures are available at our office. Feel free to stop by Monday through Friday 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. to pick one up. If you are not able to make it to the office, please give our office a call at 815-232-3186 and we will mail you a brochure. If you have questions, please let our office know.
2021 Dairy Industry Awards: The Illinois Milk Producer Association needs your help to recognize some outstanding Illinois dairy farmers. The Dairy Industry Service Award and the Sustainability Award showcase leadership, stewardship, and excellence in the Illinois dairy industry. Nominate a dairy farmer for either award at www.illinoismilk.org/events by September 20,2021.
Cover Crop Field Day: Greg Thoren, Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau board member, will be hosting his annual fall field day on Friday, September 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: first field entrance south of 4629 IL Route 78 on the east side of 78. (South of Stockton) On-site registration starts at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Come see the updates on the multi-year cover crop project. Speakers will include: Greg Thoren, owner and host, John Musser, Stephenson Service Co., Art Scheele, AgNetic, UW-Platteville Researchers. *A new special topic includes info on carbon credit programs. For questions, please reach out to the JoDaviess County Farm Bureau at 815-858-2235.
Tri-State/Farm Bureau European Christmas Get-A-Way: November 27-30, 2021 - what better way to start the Holiday celebration then experiencing a European Christmas Get-A-Way right in our own back yard! Enjoy English style dinner/entertainment, a Dutch Christmas Market, quaint German Village shops and Bavarian Holiday delights, all of which have influenced our American Christmas traditions. Join us for all this and more on our European Christmas Get-A-Way! Tour Highlights: Three Night’s Accommodations at the Bavarian Inn Lodge, 6 meals, Cornwell’s Dinner Theater, Holland’s Christmas “Kerstmarket”, Bronner’s German Christmas Store & Silent Night Chapel, Bavarian Frankenmuth Christmas Tour, River Place Village, Strudel Making, The Glockenspiel, Horse Drawn Carriage Ride, and Bavarian Inn Christmas Festival. Only $890 per person double occupancy! For more information call 815-232-3186.