March 23 was National Ag Day. Agriculture: Food for life. American agriculture is the foundation of our country. It is the backbone of a healthy and prosperous nation that’s made possible by the hard work of America’s farms and farm families. Illinois Farm Bureau and County Farm Bureaus celebrate the nutritious and plentiful contributions of our country’s farms on National Agriculture Day. Thank you to our farmers and those who work in the agriculture industry to help provide safe and nutritious food for their families and yours.
Trips Page Updated: The “Upcoming Trips” page of the Stephenson County Farm Bureau website has been updated and includes upcoming trips for Stephenson County Farm Bureau, Tri-State Travel and Lindstrom Travel. Visit www.stephensoncfb.org/about-us/trips/ for more information. To sign up for one of the listed trips call 815-232-3186.
Available Farm Bureau Scholarships: The Stephenson County Farm Bureau have scholarship opportunities for area students. Important details for each scholarship are listed below.
- Stephenson County Farm Bureau Scholarships for graduating high school seniors are due April 16, 2021 and can be found at stephensoncfb.org (scroll to scholarship section). This year’s application process will take place solely online.
- Stephenson County Farm Bureau Scholarships for continuing College students are due May 14, 2021 and can be found at stephensoncfb.org (scroll to scholarship section). This year’s application process will take place solely online.
Estate Conversation: It’s not just for the rich and famous: Is having a will enough? Why would I need a trust? Join us for a no-cost, no-obligation seminar and insurance sales presentation that will educate you on how to conserve your estate in the way that will help your family the most. This seminar will help you learn the available methods to help conserve your estate for your heirs from the basic techniques to complex applications. Topics will include: Estate conservation fundamentals, challenges you’ll face, basic distribution techniques, and trust strategies. This seminar will take place on Tuesday, April 13 at 7:00p.m. or Thursday, April 15 at 1:00p.m. We will be using a virtual webinar format. To RSVP please contact the Stephenson County Farm Bureau with your date choice at 815-232-3186 or via email at [email protected]. This program is sponsored by Stephenson County Farm Bureau, Carroll County Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial.