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May 6, 2019
Coffee and Conversations with Victoria Hansen

Rain, rain, go away until another day when the crops are in the ground and they need a sprinkle to grow. It seems like all anyone is talking about is the weather. We closed out the week with snow on Saturday, 50 degrees on Sunday and rain on Monday. What a spring so far. This […]

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May 3, 2019
Take Action Against SJRCA 1

Background on SJRCA 1 Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 1 (SJRCA 1), sponsored by Senator Harmon, proposes to amend the constitution to allow the state to put in place any kind of a tax on income.  The constitutional amendment does not specify a rate and it does not specify a graduated or non-graduated tax. The […]

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May 3, 2019
Stephenson County Farm Bureau Seeks Administrative Assistant

The Stephenson County Farm Bureau is currently accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant, located in Freeport, IL. Position responsibilities include providing support for the County Farm Bureau office, assisting members over the phone and in person, assisting staff with correspondences, maintaining accurate filing system and office and membership records. This position is 32-40 […]

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April 29, 2019
Heimerdinger attends- Premier 20 Leadership Conference

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Premier 20 Leadership Conference, conducted by the Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliates Youth Education in Agriculture committee, was held at Illinois Farm Bureau on April 17-18, 2019. Gwen Heimerdinger of Stephenson County was selected to attend this conference as a winner of the Illinois FFA Top Ten Section President Award. The […]

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April 29, 2019
Stroke Detection Plus - Correct Telephone Number

The correct number to schedule appointments for Stroke Detection Plus is 877 732-8258. The SCFB article in Sunday's paper is the incorrect number. Thank you! Stroke Detection Plus will be at the Stephenson County Farm Bureau on Thursday, May 16th.  Schedule your appointment today! Remember; Farm Bureau members get a discount!    

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April 23, 2019
Summer Position for Graduating High School Seniors

The Stephenson County Farm Bureau is seeking a graduating high school senior to serve as our 2019 Summer Program Assistant. This exciting position allows an individual to learn about Farm Bureau and agriculture in our county. While assisting with various Farm Bureau sponsored events. The right candidate will be a good communicator, able to work […]

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April 22, 2019
Coffee & Conversation

As I sat down to write my column for this week, I was stuck for an idea about what I wanted to write. I decided, since it was lunch time and sunny and 66 degrees out, I would take a break to get coffee just a few blocks down from the office. This was my […]

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April 18, 2019
Dairy Day Parade Entry Forms Now Available

Dairy Day Parade  entry forms are now available at the Stephenson County Farm Bureau (210 West Spring Street Freeport, IL) or by calling 815-232-3186 or by using this link. This year’s Dairy Day parade will take place on Sunday, June 23 at 1:00p.m. with lineup starting at 12:00p.m. An award $100 cash will be given […]

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April 8, 2019
Recap of Bruce Johnson Memorial Farm to Farm 5/10 K

Bruce Johnson Memorial 5K/10K Race huge success! On Saturday, April 8, at Kent Farms in Winslow over 170 runners and walkers participated in the annual “Farm To Farm 5K/10K Race” which had been renamed to the “Bruce Johnson Memorial Farm To Farm 5K/10K Race” to honor former Farm Bureau Manager Bruce Johnson. This event is […]

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April 8, 2019
Coffee and Conversation w/ Victoria Hansen

In Stephenson County and across the state of Illinois, livestock farms provide many benefits. Unfortunately, sometimes these positives are overshadowed by misconceptions and misinformation. Illinois Farm Bureau has worked with livestock organizations, such as Illinois Beef Association, Illinois Milk Producers Association and Illinois Pork Producers, to gather facts and data from publicly available sources to […]

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