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July 18, 2019
Stroke Detection Plus- back by popular demand

Stephenson County Farm Bureau Members Receive Discount on Stroke Screenings Everyone has risk associated with Stroke. Knowing your risk and getting a fast and painless stroke screening are your best defenses against a life threatening or life-altering event. Many people go through their daily routines without realizing how close they are to suffering a life-threatening […]

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July 18, 2019
Farmers Need a Win- Take Action NOW to Urge Congress to Pass USMCA

Farmers need a win. Farmers have endured five consecutive years of declining income and more than a year of trade policy uncertainty and retaliation that has shut off access to our biggest customer, China. Last year alone our soybean exports were cut in half. USMCA improves on NAFTA which has provided tariff free access to […]

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July 16, 2019
Coffee and Conversation with Victoria Hansen

What a week it has been! This week the Farm Bureau hosted our annual Farm Fun Zone at the Stephenson County Fair. The Farm Fun Zone included a petting zoo with; goats, pigs, sheep and a calf. In addition to the petting zoo, we had educational activities for children and adults alike to learn about […]

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July 8, 2019
Coffee and Conversation with Victoria Hansen

I was recently asked what the first thing I thought about was when someone mentioned fair… my answer was quick, “the food”, I am a sucker for corn dogs, porkchop sandwiches and funnel cakes or strawberry shortcakes. Fair food tastes extra good, not only because it is often prepared by local associations/ businesses, but because […]

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July 2, 2019
Peaches, get your peaches!

The much-anticipated peach order forms are now available!  Once again the Stephenson County Farm Bureau will offer fresh, delicious peaches from Rendleman Orchards, located near Alto Pass in southern Illinois. Rendleman Orchards is a family business that has been in operation since 1873, providing quality products throughout the country. To sweeten your peach order, a […]

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July 2, 2019
Master Showmanship Contest

Shared on behalf of the Stephenson County Extension: We are excited to announce that we will have a Master Showmanship Contest (MSC) at the 2019 Stephenson County Fair. The contest will be coordinated by the Stephenson County Farm Bureau and Stephenson County 4-H. The winner of the local competition will represent Stephenson County at the […]

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July 2, 2019
Community Health Plan Survey

As part of the process of conducting a county-wide need assessment, the Stephenson County Health Department collects information from a county-wide survey.  With the survey information and specific county data, we create a Community Health Plan along with health priorities.  In 2014 these health priorities were: 1. Obesity 2. Cancer Mortality 3. Substance Abuse/Mental Health Issues We […]

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July 2, 2019
Coffee and Conversation with Victoria Hansen

This Saturday I experienced some “firsts” in my adventure in Stephenson County. Number one,  was the 34th Stephenson County Ag Breakfast held  at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds. What a spectacular event. I could barely believe my eyes as over 2,000 people ventured to the fairgrounds to participate in breakfast.  A big thank you to the […]

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June 28, 2019
The Alaska Experience

Stephenson County Farm Bureau and Tri-State Travel are going to Alaska in 2020! Informational brochures can be picked up at the Farm Bureau office or viewed by clicking this link - The Alaska Experience. Call the Farm Bureau with questions at 815-232-3186.

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June 28, 2019
Farm Fun Zone Volunteers needed

Do you want to volunteer at the fair? Considering volunteering with the Stephenson County Farm Bureau in the Farm Fun Zone during July 9 -13. We have several different shifts available. Including Tuesday through Friday 11:00a.m.-2:30p.m., 2:30p.m.-6:00p.m. & 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m. and Saturday 11:00a.m.-2:30p.m. & 2:30p.m.-5:00p.m. Call our office at 815-232-3186 to sign up for your spot […]

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